adolescent medicine

Children and adolescents have experienced higher rates of sleep disturbances as a group than have healthcare workers and the general population, according to new meta-analysis from throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 16, 2022

More than 3 in 10 people suffered disrupted or disturbed sleep at some point during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research on the sleep habits of 493,000 people across 49 countries.

March 16, 2022

“The number of children with sleep disturbances nearly doubled,” says a UW Medicine psychiatrist and sleep specialist.

A psychiatrist takes notes during a therapy session with an adolescent child.
March 11, 2022

[April 8, 2022: Editor's note: Language has been updated below to more directly reflect the findings as reported in the study.]

July 3, 2019

The suspect, an abnormal, fused protein, gathers enzymes that drive uncontrolled cell growth.

December 13, 2018

On-field trainers captured injuries data, showing higher incidence than previous studies have reported.

March 9, 2018

Henry Berman, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses how a changing job market, violent video games, the media, and the availability of guns has shaped teens. 

March 9, 2018

Pediatrician Henry Berman offers historical perspective on what might be influencing our nation's school shootings.

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