Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus takes toll on mental health of Europe's medics

Steve, a paramedic in northeast England, contracted the coronavirus two months ago. Then his wife fell ill. Both recovered but throughout they were concerned about passing it on to their two young sons.

Health

Binge drinkers beware, drunkorexia is calling

Mojito, appletini or a simple glass of fizz—they may take the edge off a busy day, but if you find yourself bingeing on more than a few, you could be putting your physical and mental health at risk according new research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nudged by social distancing, teletherapy for children takes off

Therapists and clients who used to see each other face to face have embraced the power of virtual appointments. At a time when meeting in close quarters is out of the question, professionals who specialize in occupational, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A dozen great tips for couples dealing with COVID-19 cabin fever

The stay-at-home measures needed to curb the novel coronavirus pandemic are pushing couples and families across the socio-economic spectrum to their limits. Here, UC Berkeley experts with decades of research and clinical ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fear of the flush: Social anxiety and public restrooms

Most people experience anxiety at times. It's a normal emotion that can help us detect danger. But there's a fine line between our evolutionary instincts and a debilitating condition.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Calming your child's coronavirus fears

(HealthDay)—Schools are closing. Sports and other activities have been cancelled. Everything is changing. In the midst of this chaos, how do parents keep kids from stressing too much?

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