Psychology & Psychiatry

Nature draws out a happy place for children

Young children in deprived areas see nature and outdoor spaces as being associated with 'happy places,' according to a new study published in the journal Child Indicators Research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France reopens schools as virus patients numbers peak

Nursery and primary schools reopened on Monday across France after a three-week closure in the first step out of the country's partial lockdown, despite numbers of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units reaching their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poland orders stricter pandemic measures for Easter period

Poland's government ordered stricter pandemic measures for the two-week period surrounding Easter, describing the new rules Thursday as an attempt to limit human contacts amid a deadly surge in the coronavirus pandemic.

Health

Fewer rural students applying to medical school

Rural America is running short on physicians. This worries health experts who have linked limited access to primary care providers to major gaps in health outcomes for rural communities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portugal begins gradual easing of lockdown

Portugal on Monday began easing some of the lockdown restrictions in place since mid-January, reopening nurseries and primary schools, hair salons and bookshops, but insisted on the need to move cautiously in order to avoid ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stressed teenagers reluctant to seek formal help, research finds

Young New Zealanders who are experiencing stress are more likely to seek help from friends and families than from counselors or other specialists, according to a new study published in Stress and Health, raising questions ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Which suicide prevention strategies work?

A new study from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has found that suicide mortality can be reduced by a federally coordinated approach employing scientifically proven options.

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