Tag Archives: Students

1 in 20 College Students Has ‘Internet Gaming Disorder,’ Study Finds

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 7, 2021 — Is it possible to become addicted to gaming on the internet? Yes, warns new research that discovered when young people get too hooked it may trigger sleep difficulties, depression, anxiety and, in some cases, even suicidal thoughts. Phone interviews conducted among nearly 3,000 American college… Read More »

Students Try to Cope as Pandemic Strains Mental Health

*Sarah, Washington, DC. *Hudson, California. Kelly Davis, associate vice president of peer and youth advocacy, Mental Health America, Alexandria, VA. Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, associate professor, Department of Economics; faculty fellow, Carolina Population Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Laura S. Gray, PhD, clinical psychologist, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. Khadijah Booth Watkins, MD, psychiatrist;… Read More »

NUIG students given essay after breaching COVID-19 guidelines

Galway students have been given a 2,000 word reflective essay from NUIG for breaching COVID-19 guidelines, with many people wondering if it’s enough. The university has told students that they must write a reflective essay on the “potential impact their actions could have on family, friends and society,” as part of the sanctions after a… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Mental Health Issues Facing Students On Campuses; Denying Immigrants Medication, Food Is Nothing But Child Abuse

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: There Is A Mental-Health Crisis On Campus Technology has in many ways have made life easy—certainly much easier than before. So why did one recent study find that the rate of moderate to severe depression among U.S. college students rose from… Read More »