Loneliness in youth could impact mental health over the long term

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated widespread social isolation, affecting all ages of global society. A new rapid review in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), reports on the available evidence about children and young people specifically, stating that loneliness is associated with mental health problems, including depression and anxiety-potentially […]

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Tropical Storm Eta unearths 19th century shipwreck on northeast Florida coast

Researchers believe it was an American merchant ship, ferrying supplies up the East Coast. High winds and heavy rains of Tropical Storm Eta unearthed a 19th-century shipwreck, long-buried beneath the sands of the northeast Florida coast, officials said. Local resident Mark O’Donoghue, strolling recently along Crescent Beach — about 50 miles southeast of Jacksonville — […]

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Being alone and socializing with others each contributes differently to personal growth

How do people experience time alone and time with others? Findings from a new Bar-Ilan University study reveal the intricacies of people’s experiences in these basic social conditions. The study used a unique approach of analyzing self-generated text from more than 1,700 participants who performed a sentence-completion task regarding their experience alone and their social […]

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U.S. blacklists two companies over exportation of forced labor from North Korea

The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on two new companies it accused of being involved in exporting forced labor from North Korea and warned countries to send home any remaining North Korean workers. The U.S. Treasury Department in a statement said it blacklisted Russian construction company Mokran LLC and Korea Cholsan General Trading Corp, […]

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