Combatting COVID-19’s effect on children
OECD, 4 May 2020.
Immediate government measures need to ensure that children have access to good food, receive protection against abuse and neglect, have access to health services, and can navigate safely on the internet. Parental employment also needs to be supported.
Families and social media use: the role of parents’ perceptions
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. December 2019.
The present study aims at deepening the role that parents’ perceptions about social media effects on family systems can exert within their family functioning, specifically referring to the relationship between collective family efficacy and open communications within family systems with adolescents.
Monitoring of persons exposed to patients with COVID-19
R. M. Burke, C. M. Midgley, A. Dratch - US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20 March 2020.
This detailed look at some of the first coronavirus cases in the US found that the illness was passed most easily among family members of patients, with far less risk of infection among other people outside their household.
COVID-19 infection in children
The Lancet, 27 March 2020.
How do we move forward over the coming months, with all the uncertainty, change, and difficulties for children and families? How do we ensure that we do not overtreat children with self-limiting illness or miss the handful of children with severe or life-threatening disease?
Epidemiological characteristics of children with COVID-19 in China
Yuanyuan Dong, Xi Mo, Yabin Hu, Xin Qi, Fang Jiang, Zhongyi Jiang and Shilu Tong - Pediatrics, April 2020.
The largest study to date of children and the virus has found that while most develop mild or moderate symptoms, a small percentage can become seriously ill.
The fertility gap in Europe and the United States
Eva Beaujouan1 and Caroline Berghammer - Population Research and Policy Review, 25 February 2019.
The gap is largest among highly
educated women in most countries studied and the educational gradient varies by
region, most distinctively for childlessness.
Adverse childhood experiences
Lotte C. Houtepen, Jon Heron, Matthew J. Suderman, Abigail Fraser, Catherine R. Chittleborough, and Laura D. Howe - Stellenbosch University, 2 March 2020.
Experiencing multiple adverse childhood experiences is a risk factor for many adverse outcomes. This study explores them with educational attainment and adolescent health and the role of family and socioeconomic factors in these associations.
Women make gains in the workplace
Rkesh Kochhar - Pew Research Center, 20 January 2020.
In the US, the gender wage gap narrows as women move into high-skill jobs and acquire more education.
Assessment of COVID-19’s impact on small and medium-sized enterprises
Jennifer Bouey - RAND Corporation, 10 March 2020.
Epidemic patterns in China, China’s actions, and the combined impact on China“s economy in three stages.
Parenting and personality disorder
Kayla R. Steele, Michelle L. Townsend and Brin F. S. Grenyer - PLoS ONE, 1 October 2019.
Evidence on the relationship between maladaptive parenting (including childhood maltreatment, abuse and neglect) and personality disorder, assisting clinical decision-makers to translate this research into clinical policy and practice.