Why are so many people drawn to conspiracy theories in times of crisis?
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A guide to parenting and sexuality
Lea Lis MD
There have been numerous studies that show that social media is linked to depression, loneliness, hyperactivity, poor sleep quality and anxiety.
Why are parents obsessing over election news, and how does it affect children?
A recent study showed that mothers had significantly higher levels of work-family guilt compared to fathers.
The pandemic may be especially difficult for girls, who are hard-wired to be social, and to do so in person.
Call-out or cancel cultures are focused on shaming—publicly humiliate someone in person and on social media. For culture to change, the key is kindness.
How do you make your relationship pandemic-proof?
Explore the different mask options and add them to your back-to-school shopping list.
Patients often ask what they can do to promote better mental health without the use of prescribed medication.
As parents, we need to lead by example, showing love, respect and support for our children, while revisiting what we have learned.
Are you curious about emotional abuse, how it shows up in a relationship, and how to get help?
Wondering how to raise an empathetic child? Lead by example.
Do you have a fear of medical procedures and needles? Understand tomophobia and how to treat it.
An analysis of how COVID might cause depression and anxiety and some tips to combat some of these issues
Technology has totally changed the way families create and enforce rules in the home.
Curious about how to communicate, compromise, AND keep your teen safe during the COVID-19 crisis?
Struggling to work from home, parent and homeschool all at once? Here are some tips to help you out!
A point of view about the benefits and drawbacks of social isolation versus social distancing.
It can be hard to break a habit when you don't even realize you're doing it. Actionable tips can help keep you and your family healthy.
Curious about why you feel romantically attached after having sex with the same person multiple times?
Are you a parent alone for the holidays? Here are some tips to dealing with an empty nest.
There are pros and cons to handling any dating situation.
Cultivating a society that creates a gentle man starts by practicing healthy rituals that celebrate the transition from boys to men.
A healthy body is something to be loud and proud of.
When is the right time or age to talk to your kids about sex?
A letter to law enforcement.
How to talk to your kids about sex.
Jennifer Lopez is turning 50 and making a statement about her age, prioritizing brains over beauty.
No one likes to be told no, especially teenagers in their rebellious years. So when asked how to parent a teenager when it comes to drugs and alcohol, I encourage "Just Wait."
Start by realizing and accepting that a sexual partner may be temporary, but also kind, loving. and connected — they don’t need to be mutually exclusive.
Lea Lis, MD, “The Shameless Psychiatrist,” is a double board-certified adult and child psychiatrist, helping parents, children, and adolescents develop healthy, sex-positive attitudes and practices.