Global pandemic: how do teenagers and families feel?


Dafni Katsampa reflects on a new piece of qualitative research led by a 15 year old researcher, which focuses on teenagers’ experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, and presents a set of recommendations for parents and families that cover mental wellbeing, the importance of routine, exercise and screen time.

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Lack of care pathways adds to impact on parents of diagnosis of foetal alcohol syndrome in children

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Foetal alcohol syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by the use of alcohol during pregnancy. FAS Aware UK� points out that there is are varying estimates of the prevalence of the disorder, but is thought to have a prevalence of around 1 in 1000. The researchers in this study were interested in finding out about the [read the full story…]