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Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on February 7, 2023
Research findings suggest social media use can lead to poor mental health for adolescents. What can parents do to help reduce these negative outcomes?
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on January 10, 2023
Mental health is trending, but are males more open to going to therapy? Lessons from sports on masculinity and mental health.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on April 12, 2021
Psychological studies show that witnessing police violence against unarmed Black Americans can have a negative impact on mental health among the Black community.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on February 23, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is a source of stress for many parents. Here are some tips to reduce parental burnout.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on February 15, 2021
Psychologist offers tips on building resilience in Black kids and teens during the pandemic.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on March 28, 2020
ADHD is a common childhood disorder, and parents may experience some challenges helping their child complete schoolwork. Here are some tips that may help.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on March 14, 2020
Anxiety levels continue to rise as more individuals in the United States test positive for Coronavirus. Here are 5 tips for parents to help their families.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on January 27, 2020
Grief and loss are part of life, but that doesn't make it easy. Here are a few tips to help your child cope.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on December 31, 2019
A psychologist offers practices to promote mental wellness in 2020.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on November 26, 2019
Queen & Slim tackles racism. Are you mentally prepared?
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on October 23, 2019
New research explains the connection between behavior problems in children and over-controlling parenting practices.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on June 29, 2019
One way to improve care with diverse individuals is to utilize culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on June 19, 2019
Despite concerns about children and teens being overly focused on smart phones and gaming, there remains a lot we don't know about "gaming disorder."
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on May 31, 2019
The importance of recognizing that males are victims of sexual abuse has been a growing topic of discussion. Data reports that 1 in 6 men have experienced childhood sexual abuse.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on March 27, 2019
In light of recent deaths, suicide appears to be a public health issue. It is important to increase access to treatment and risk assessment.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on February 28, 2019
There has been a lot of debate about “toxic masculinity” and manhood. New guidelines discuss traditional masculinity norms and offer tips for professionals.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on January 22, 2019
Do you know someone that has experienced childhood sexual trauma? Here are a few suggestions for healing.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on November 15, 2018
Early detection of PTSD could increase treatment access in urban communities.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on September 26, 2018
It is important for parents to reflect on how their views around sexuality and touching others without consent shape their child’s perceptions.
Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on August 17, 2018
Many children and adolescents have returned to school or will soon. Here are a few suggestions to cope with school related anxiety.