Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: The economic burden of PTSD is 'staggering'

A new study finds that the national economic burden of PTSD goes beyond direct health care expenses and exceeds the costs of other common mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early snapshot of pandemic's impact on children's mental health

Home from school and separated from peers during crucial developmental phases, young children and adolescents were clearly among the people most negatively impacted, in various ways, by the pandemic lockdowns. But early indications ...

Pediatrics

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to childhood trauma

Reluctance or refusal to get jabbed against COVID-19 infection (vaccine hesitancy), may be linked to traumatic events in childhood, such as neglect, domestic violence or substance misuse in the family home, suggests research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 lockdowns hurt women more than men

COVID-19 lockdown measures appear to have had drastically different effects on men and women living with chronic pain, with women experiencing greater pain severity, according to new research being presented at Euroanaesthesia, ...

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