Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Insomnia, loneliness and COVID-19

The harmful effects of COVID-19 may go beyond the body, whether you've contracted the disease or not, according to University of Arizona research looking at the impact of the novel coronavirus on mental health.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying is common factor in LGBTQ youth suicides, study finds

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that death records of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide were substantially more likely to mention bullying as a factor than their non-LGBTQ peers. The researchers reviewed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What spiritual retreats can teach us about the challenges of lockdown

In 2005, a documentary called Into Great Silence was released, which portrayed life in a monastery in the French Alps. The director Philip Groening spent months living with the monks, where after a few weeks of silence and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The downside of feeling prepared: Unearned confidence in other areas

Feeling prepared and confident about a job interview you have tomorrow is great. But a new study suggests that you may bring that sense of confidence into other parts of your life for which you might not be nearly so prepared.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why some teens find it tough to social distance

Parenting a teenager can be an emotional minefield in the best of times, but the social distancing of the coronavirus pandemic could really strain young people's mental health.

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