Who Is Most Concerned With Self-presentation on Social Media?

The study covered in this summary was published in Research Square as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways A high focus on self-presentation was associated with female gender, higher extraversion, lower emotional stability, more frequent alcohol consumption, and having tried tobacco. Given the association of aspects of self-presentation with negative … Read more

The Intersection of Culture and Mental Health

Mental health was not a topic of conversation growing up; in fact, it was a taboo subject. Even after all this time and conversation in the media about mental health, there is a feeling of shame and humility that weighs heavily in the room when I bring up mental health and mental illness. Interestingly, there … Read more

Using Ecological Systems Theory in Student Trauma During COVID-19

The study covered in this summary was published on medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways The factors exposed to and the potential underlying causes for the underperformance of trauma-impacted students were framed in Bronfenenner’s ecological systems theory (EST). EST views child development as a complex system of relationships … Read more