Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A greater need for grief support due to COVID-19

Curtin University research has found people grieving a COVID-related death would benefit from timely support and care to reduce the high risk of experiencing problems in important areas of everyday life.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in three adults report anxiety, depression related to COVID-19

One in three adults, particularly women, younger adults and those of lower socioeconomic status, are experiencing psychological distress related to COVID-19, researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, reported in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression and stress could dampen efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

Decades of research show that depression, stress, loneliness, and poor health behaviors can weaken the body's immune system and lower the effectiveness of certain vaccines. A new report accepted for publication in Perspectives ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Digital solutions may aid athletes' mental health

From stress, burnout, career disruption and social isolation, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed similar challenges for many people including one special subgroup—that of elite athletes.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What makes a happy couple, a happy family?

"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," Leo Tolstoy wrote famously in 1878 in the opening lines of Anna Karenina. Turns out the Russian author was onto something.

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