Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Empathy prevents COVID-19 spreading

Empathy for vulnerable people in risk groups motivates us to use face masks and keep our distance, so that we help to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to the study, which has just been published in the journal Psychological ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NASA-style caution needed before allowing research to influence policy

Behavioural science should undergo rigorous testing and review before it informs public policy such as government responses to COVID-19, according to a paper in Nature Human Behaviour titled "Use caution when applying behavioural ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses global response to coronavirus

Earlier this month, experts from around the world convened at the World Health Organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to strategize how to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychology can help patients beat obesity problem, says expert

Psychologists have expertise to understand the causes of obesity and should be central to help the prevention and treatment of the condition, according to a leading Health Psychologist from the University of Bedfordshire.

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