Assistant Professor Susan Mason is leading a study involving school-based mental health providers to test strategies for protecting children’s academic engagement and parent-child mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen is co-leading a study investigating how best to provide sexual and intimate partner/domestic violence services in Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer co-authored a study that showed adolescents who regulated how much they ate based on feelings of hunger and fullness were found to experience less depressive symptoms, low self-esteem, body dissatisfaction, and other related health issues in adulthood.
Professor Jeff Bender, with the School of Public Health’s Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, talks about unique challenges farmers face that may affect their mental health, signs someone may be struggling with their mental health and resources available.
PhD student Morgan Wright found that prostate cancer patients with only cats or only dogs scored lower in mental health wellbeing compared to people who didn’t own pets.
A new study from SHADAC senior research fellow Colin Planalp shows that suicide rates from 2000 through 2017 have increased by 35% in the U.S.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman co-authored an article that shows how the disclosure of a secret study of untreated syphilis in black men led many people to mistrust the medical system.
Professor Joseph Gaugler is co-leading the IMPACT Collaboratory’s Dissemination and Implementation Core, which is responsible for assisting investigators and key stakeholders, including health care systems, caregivers, and providers.
PhD student Gabriela Bustamante evaluated the program that uses games and play to teach children about self-esteem, personal boundaries, anatomy, and more.
The Project EAT study co-authored by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer found that 95% of those surveyed experienced nearly constant levels of high or low body dissatisfaction from adolescence into adulthood.
A Project EAT study by adjunct faculty Marla Eisenberg found that up to 43 percent of adolescents surveyed reported being teased by family members about their weight.