Psychology & Psychiatry

US father of cognitive therapy dies at 100

American psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck, considered the father of cognitive therapy—an approach developed in the 1960s that revolutionized the field of psychotherapy—died Monday at age 100.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: COVID-19 has hit farmworkers especially hard

A new UO study, which was recently shared with the U.S. secretary of labor, shows that COVID-19 has caused long-term economic, social, physical and mental health challenges for farmworkers in Oregon.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

The mind and body connected: Athletes and mental health

Achieving peak performance in competitive athletics requires a complex but delicate interplay of skill, physical conditioning, practice, precision, grit and passion. Sometimes, both external and internal factors such as self-doubt, ...

Addiction

Cannabis: Sexually diverse youths with depression use more

It's no secret that studies show that sexually diverse youth—in particular, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) youth—use more cannabis and experience more mental health challenges than their heterosexual peers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What Naomi Osaka taught women, especially Black women

Many Black women can relate to the challenges facing professional Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka and the backlash she experienced after withdrawing from the French Open to prioritize her mental health, says Northwestern ...

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