Psychology & Psychiatry

Bushfire volunteers need more support after answering the call

It's a largely overlooked aspect of mental health care that needs swift resolution—which is why volunteers are being asked by Flinders University's Professor Sharon Lawn and David Lawrence from The University of Western ...

Health

Eviction linked to depression risk in young adults

In the past two-plus decades, the number of evictions in the United States jumped some 70%, hitting close to 900,000 in 2016. Add in foreclosures, and nearly two million Americans are evicted each year. The COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Vaccination

How we test the safety of rapidly developed COVID vaccines

With the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines about to begin in Australia, people may be wondering if they're safe (and effective) in the long term. What might be the health consequences a year after vaccination, or further into ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss set to stretch COVID restrictions until March

Switzerland on Wednesday planned to extend the closure of bars, restaurants and leisure facilities until the end of February in a bid to control stubbornly high COVID-19 case numbers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental ill-health major contributor to Australian youth suicide

The majority of young Australians who died by suicide between 2006 and 2015 had either a diagnosed or a likely mental health disorder, yet more than two-thirds were not in contact with mental health services at the time of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Challenges to providing behavioral health care during pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has significantly impacted the delivery of behavioral health services, which had to modify rapidly from in-person to remote, according to a Rutgers study published in the Community Mental Health Journal.

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