Health

Stress during pandemic linked to poor sleep

Many people likely lost sleep over COVID-19. A study of twins led by Washington State University researchers found that stress, anxiety and depression during the first few weeks of the pandemic were associated with less and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Commercial video games could help treat mental illness

Popular video games have the potential to provide low-cost, easy access, effective and stigma-free support for some mental health issues, researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, have ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online therapy aids the isolated, immunosuppressed in pandemic

People with a rare autoimmune disease, who likely experience more serious isolation during a global pandemic, saw their anxiety and depression improve after receiving online mental health intervention through an international ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

After COVID, many Americans are struck by new maladies: study

Suffering through a case of COVID-19 unleashed a host of other health problems in hundreds of thousands of Americans participating in the largest study yet of the long-term effects of coronavirus infection.

Health

COVID-19 lockdowns lead Aussie and UK women to drink more

Feelings of anxiety, pessimism and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic led middle-aged women in both Australia and the UK to stock up on alcohol, which was associated with drinking more, a new Flinders University-led ...

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