Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 pandemic may lead to 75,000 'deaths of despair'

COVID-19 has directly claimed tens of thousands of U.S. lives, but conditions stemming from the novel coronavirus—rampant unemployment, isolation and an uncertain future—could lead to 75,000 deaths from drug or alcohol ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to ease loneliness and feel more connected

As the COVID-19 crisis has hammered America, its citizens have responded with the turtle defense. Encouraged by government stricture and rapidly evolving social norms, we've pulled heads, arms, and legs inside our shells, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy's virus deaths plunge to lowest since March 19

Italian officials said Sunday they may soon have to consider easing restrictions after seeing the daily coronavirus death toll plunge to its lowest in over two weeks.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How personality predicts seeing others as sex objects

Several personality traits related to psychopathy—especially being openly antagonistic—predict a tendency to view others as merely sex objects, finds a study by psychologists at Emory University. The journal Personality ...

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