Psychology & Psychiatry

College is even more stressful for girls: Study

(HealthDay)—Even before COVID-19, college could be a challenging experience, but a new study suggests those stresses are much higher for female students.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Four health benefits of hugs—and why they feel so good

For many people, the thing they've missed most during the pandemic is being able to hug loved ones. Indeed, it wasn't until we lost our ability to hug friends and family did many realise just how important touch is for many ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 pandemic impacts mental health worldwide

A study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health reports a high global prevalence of both depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic and shows how implementation of mitigation strategies including ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety and depression levels fall as lockdown eased

Levels of anxiety and depression in the UK have both fallen in the past week but remain above the usual reported averages, according to UCL's Covid-19 social study of over 90,000 adults during the coronavirus epidemic.

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