Psychology & Psychiatry

Coping with effects of unemployment during COVID-19

Millions of people around the world are coping with job loss caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Whether it's temporary or permanent, unemployment can lead to stress, anxiety, depression and other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

You can have outdoor fun in the COVID era, but keep your distance

With COVID-19 looming over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, warm-weather fun is not only possible but also advisable, according to a Harvard healthy-building expert. But he nonetheless warned that, if mismanaged, unfettered ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Game app monitors young people's mood during coronavirus crisis

In a few weeks' time, we can expect weekly updates about young people's mood during the coronavirus crisis. Erasmus MC and Tilburg University are launching the Grow It! app to prevent psychological problems and also to obtain ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Pros and cons of early prisoner release

Proposals to release select prisoners into the community early to mitigate their risk of being infected with COVID-19 must be balanced with the risks they would face in a society under stage 3 restrictions and with compromised ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The pandemic's impact on older adults

The global pandemic has severely impacted every American, but maybe none more than older people. COVID-19 has placed a high-intensity spotlight on the deleterious effects of deep-seated ageism, sexism and racism on older ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What it is like to be a youth with anxiety

More people are temporarily experiencing anxiety now because of the COVID-19 pandemic. For young people already living with an anxiety disorder, it may be more intensified.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dodge depression during coronavirus pandemic

There's no doubt about it: Staying at home, worrying about jobs and finances, is a recipe for depression during the coronavirus pandemic.

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