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Suffering in silence: how COVID-19 school closures inhibit the reporting of child maltreatment

E. Jason Baron; Ezra G. Goldstein; Cullen T. Wallace

Published: August 2020   Journal: Journal of Public Economics
This study examines an unexplored consequence of COVID-19 school closures: the broken link between child maltreatment victims and the number one source of reported maltreatment allegations---school personnel.
Young people's views on their role in the COVID-19 pandemic and society's recovery from it

Vic Larcher; Mariana Dittborn; James Linthicum (et al.)

Published: August 2020   Journal: Archives of Disease in Childhood
This paper aims to show how young people see their role in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Psychosocial consequences of COVID-19 in children, adolescents and young adults: a systematic review

Androniki Stavridou; Angeliki-Argyroula Stergiopoulou; Eleni Panagouli (et al.)

Published: August 2020   Journal: Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Systematic review of psychosocial impact of COVID-19 in children and adolescents.
Seasonal influenza activity in young children before the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China

Z. Xia; L. Yang; N. Li (et al.)

Published: August 2020   Journal: Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
The activity of influenza A at the end of 2019 was higher than previous two years in children younger than 6 years old in Wuhan, China. The 2019–2020 winter peak of seasonal influenza preceded the COVID-19 outbreak, with a higher and earlier peak than those of the 2017–2018 and 2018–2019 seasons. This study compares these results with those of two previous studies to further discuss the possible interference between influenza and COVID-19 in young children.
Cite this research | Open access | No. of pages: 3 | Language: English | Topics: Health | Tags: child health, infectious disease, multi-country
Addressing the consequences of school closure due to COVID-19 on children's physical and mental well-being

Jessica A. Hoffman; Edward A. Miller

Published: August 2020   Journal: World Medical & Health Policy
This article focuses on the physical and emotional toll resulting from school closures and the withdrawal of nonacademic supports that students rely on. The COVID-19 pandemic is shining a spotlight on how important schools are for meeting children's nonacademic needs.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on children in domestic violence refuges

Carolina Øverlien

Published: August 2020   Journal: Child Abuse Review

The COVID‐19 pandemic has resulted in negative consequences for children exposed to violence and abuse. Domestic violence refuge staff were greatly concerned about children both living outside and inside refuges. Domestic violence refuges have played a pivotal role during the COVID‐19 pandemic and should receive wider acknowledgement and greater support for their work.

Exploring children's social and emotional representations of the COVID-19 pandemic

Nahia Idoiaga; Naiara Berasategi; Amaia Eiguren (et al.)

Published: August 2020   Journal: Frontiers in Psychology
Given the vulnerable situation of children, the aim of this research is to understand how they represent and emotionally cope with the COVID-19 crisis. A free association exercise elicited by the word “coronavirus” was completed by 228 children (age range: 3–12 years) from the North of Spain.
Cite this research | Open access | No. of pages: 9 | Language: English | Topics: Health, Mental Health | Tags: child health, child mental health, COVID-19 response | Countries: Spain
Considerations for pregnant dental and health care workers amid COVID-19

A. Mann; A. Dahiya; L. C. Souza (et al.)

Published: August 2020   Journal: JDR Clinical & Translational Research
Here, we present the posed risks and potential effects of COVID-19 on maternal and fetal health. Current prevention and management strategies for COVID-19 on pregnant dental and HCPs are also discussed.
Cite this research | Open access | Vol.: 5 | Issue: 4 | No. of pages: 300-306 | Language: English | Topics: Health | Tags: child and maternal health, maternal and child health care
Adolescents' health in times of COVID-19: a scoping review

Wanderlei Abadio de Oliveira; Jorge Luiz da Silva ; André Luiz Monezi Andrade (et al.)

Published: August 2020   Journal: Cadernos de Saúde Pública
This is a scoping literature review based on the following databases: Web of Science, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SciELO, and PUBCOVID19. This scoping review addressed an emerging theme in relation to a population that has received little attention in studies on COVID-19. The results suggest that the pandemic can be considered a determinant that affects different dimensions of adolescents’ lives.
TikTok and its role in Coronavirus disease 2019 information propagation

Adam M. Ostrovsky; Joshua R. Chen

Published: August 2020   Journal: Journal of Adolescent Health
It is understandable that non educational screen time among young people has greatly escalated [3] during the pandemic,allowing individuals to stay connected with the outside world as more formerly conventional means of communication became increasingly impractical. One of the most recent platforms to surge to prominence has been TikTok, a social network with more than 45.6 million active users in the U.S.
Cite this research | Open access | Vol.: 30 | Issue: 1 | No. of pages: 1 | Language: English | Topics: Health | Tags: adolescent health, COVID-19 response, social distance, social media | Countries: United States
“I hate this”: a qualitative analysis of adolescents' self-reported challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic

Samantha R. Scott; Kenia M. Rivera; Ella Rushing (et al.)

Published: August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic presents unique challenges for adolescents due to disruptions in school and social life. This article's findings suggest that efforts should focus on helping adolescents cultivate academic skills needed during school closures, providing mental and physical health resources, and helping adolescents navigate their peer relationships in the short and long-term given ongoing remote education and social distancing due to the pandemic.
Psychological risk factors of the neurotization of adolescents under the conditions of quarantine measures of the COVID-19 epidemic

Denis Aleksandrov; Ivan Okhrimenko

Published: August 2020   Journal: BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience
The work analyzes the individual psychological factors that determine the risks of the neurotization of adolescents under the conditions of quarantine measures during the COVID-19 epidemic in order to improve psychoprophylactic correctional programs.
Cite this research | Open access | Vol.: 11 | Issue: 2.1 | No. of pages: 29-36 | Language: English | Topics: Mental Health | Tags: adolescent psychology, adolescent well-being, lockdown, social media
Restarting and reinventing school: learning in the time of COVID and beyond

Linda Darling-Hammond; Abby Schachner; Adam K. Edgerton (et al.)

Published: August 2020
This report provides an overarching framework that focuses on how policymakers as well as educators can support equitable, effective teaching and learning regardless of the medium through which that takes place. This framework provides research, state and local examples, and policy recommendations in 10 key areas that speak both to transforming learning and to closing opportunity and achievement gaps.
Maternal and child health during the COVID‐19 pandemic: contributions in the field of human biology

Theresa E. Gildner; Zaneta M. Thayer

Published: August 2020   Journal: American Journal of Human Biology
In this brief commentary, we focus on how the COVID‐19 pandemic is currently disrupting maternity care and affecting well‐being among pregnant women, thereby increasing the risk of poor future health for both mother and child.
Cite this research | Open access | Vol.: 32 | Issue: 1 | No. of pages: 23 | Language: English | Topics: Health | Tags: child health, maternal and child health care, maternal health
COVID-19 enters a new arena: how do we help families prepare for return to school?

Dana Abenstein

Published: August 2020   Journal: Canadian Family Physician
This article tries to provide parents with ideas on how to help children to adjust to school reopening.
Cite this research | No. of pages: 2 | Language: English | Topics: Health, Child Protection | Tags: child health, lockdown, school attendance | Countries: Canada
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