Psychology & Psychiatry

Childhood trauma affects the timing of motherhood

Women who have experienced childhood trauma become mothers earlier than those with a more stable childhood environment, according to a new study conducted by the University of Turku and the University of Helsinki in Finland. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Looking for ways to protect against pandemic PTSD

As many places start to look forward to life after the first wave of the coronavirus, another type of illness could be about to follow in its wake.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Report outlines path to safe reopening during COVID-19

A new report from Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness outlines the necessary steps to ensure a safe reopening of local economies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The April report, entitled "Work in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Washington DC starts to reopen, but not everyone is ready

The nation's capital began its phased-in reopening Friday in fits and starts, with not everyone ready for even a limited return to pre-pandemic normality after a three-month-old stay-at-home order was lifted.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Five things coronavirus can teach us about life and death

The COVID-19 pandemic and the wall-to-wall news coverage that has come with it has changed many of our lives seemingly overnight. In the UK, as in many countries, this news coverage includes a daily death toll. For the first ...

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