Psychology & Psychiatry

Managing mental health amid gun violence

The past few years have been difficult for the city of Philadelphia and its citizens. Not only did Philadelphians have to prioritize safety from COVID-19, they were also surrounded by increased gun violence. In 2021, Philadelphia ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Burnout in emergency medicine workers hits a new high

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a prolonged increase in workload and stress among specialists in many healthcare sectors, but this has been particularly noticeable in emergency medicine (EM). A survey carried out by the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How COVID-19 surge impacted mental health of NHS staff

Almost two-thirds (64%) of intensive care staff may have experienced a mental health disorder during the COVID-19 winter surge last year, according to a new study led by researchers from UCL and King's College London.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to talk to your employer about trauma

The impact of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a hidden chronic mental health issue in the workplace. A 2016 survey of U.K. adults found that one in five people between the ages of 18 and 74 said they had ...

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