Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 and PTSD: Assessing the pandemic's toll on mental health

Illness, grief, job loss, social isolation, uncertainty, and other pandemic-driven stressors have contributed to an increase in psychological distress on an unusually wide scale. As researchers and clinicians continue to ...

Health

Can a sexual assault jeopardize a woman's brain health?

Traumatic experiences, including sexual violence, have been linked to poor mental and cardiovascular health in women as they age. A new study suggests they may also be linked to indicators of cerebrovascular risk that may ...

Health

Partnering with clergy to prevent domestic violence

Domestic violence remains a serious and widespread problem in the U.S., particularly for women from racial or ethnic minorities, who experience higher rates of abuse than the national average. Now, a team of researchers from ...

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