Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Researcher examines the psychological toll of the pandemic

From facing fears of contracting the virus, coping with extended separation from loved ones, and combatting the everyday emotional and financial repercussions of COVID-19, the pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health toll of pandemic 'devastating': WHO

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a "devastating impact" on mental health services globally, the World Health Organization said Monday, ahead of a large fundraising push.

Addiction

Q&A: COVID-19 is worse for drug users, according to survey

Is the COVID-19 pandemic likely to affect the health and well-being of people who use illicit drugs such as opioids, cocaine and methamphetamines? Yes, and it's a key public-health issue, says Sarah Larney, a newly recruited ...

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