Psychology & Psychiatry

As pre-pandemic activities return, so does anxiety

Denise Santos remembers exactly how she felt when the first pandemic lockdown was ordered last year, knowing she'd no longer have to interact with the public, her co-workers or anybody outside the sanctuary of her home.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The social support for mothers of patients with eating disorders

Although caregivers of patients with eating disorders usually experience a heavy caregiving burden, the effects of social support on caregivers of patients with eating disorders are unknown. This study aimed to investigate ...

Health

Clues for improving sleep in visually impaired athletes

Sleep is very important for athletes, and sleep loss can affect physical performance and cognitive ability. But now, researchers from the University of Tsukuba have identified the prevalence of sleep disorders in visually ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How can we help victims of torture?

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects many people who are exposed to extreme situations, such as torture. Recent research suggests that chronic pain may make it more difficult to treat trauma.

Health

Nightmares linked with anxiety and insomnia in heart patients

Heart patients with weekly nightmares are five times more likely to feel depressed or anxious and even more likely to have difficulty sleeping compared to those without frequent nightmares. That's the finding of a study published ...

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