Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

7 mental health coping tips for life in the time of COVID-19

Half of Canadians reported a worsening of their mental health due to the COVID-19 pandemic in an April poll. In Alberta, a similar government poll found 74 percent of Albertans felt the pandemic had negatively affected their ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Daily Internet use is linked to social isolation

New research has found that older adults who go online every day are more likely to be socially isolated than those who use the internet less frequently.

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Social isolation

Social isolation is the pervasive withdrawal or avoidance of social contact or communication. It can contribute toward many emotional, behavioural and physical disorders including anxiety, panic attacks, eating disorders, addictions, substance abuse, violent behaviour and overall disease.

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