Psychology & Psychiatry

Statewide pandemic restrictions not related to psychological distress

Despite concerns that stay-at-home orders and other government efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19 at the start of the pandemic would cause lasting harm to people's mental health, research published by the American Psychological ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 test-to-stay programs work, says a new study

Test-to-stay programs in pre-K-8 schools minimize new COVID-19 infections and can help reduce the need for prolonged quarantines for exposed individuals, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts urge Germany's govt to prepare for fall COVID wave

Authorities in Germany should prepare for several possible pandemic scenarios this fall that would likely strain the country's health system and critical infrastructure, an expert panel said Wednesday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Taking care of the young caregivers

Adolescent caregivers in the UK were more at risk of experiencing psychological distress and poor mental well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic than their non-caregiver peers. The finding, by Tohoku University researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

One in three young people say they felt happier during lockdown

One in three young people say their mental health and wellbeing improved during COVID-19 lockdown measures, with potential contributing factors including feeling less lonely, avoiding bullying and getting more sleep and exercise, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic recovery for kids goes well beyond keeping schools open

The impact virtual school had on kids goes well beyond academics, say Children's National Hospital experts in a new JAMA Pediatrics editorial. From the beginning of the pandemic, new data shows that school closures for in-person ...

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