Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The COVID-19 pandemic: Even mild disease impacts mental health

A significant level of symptoms of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress may follow COVID-19 independent of any previous psychiatric diagnoses, according to new research by Columbia University Mailman School of Public ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is PTSD overdiagnosed?

Some clinicians are concerned that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis has risen throughout Western society since the late 1980s. Is this correct? And if so, has the true incidence of PTSD really spiralled out ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Doomscrolling: Why we do it, and how we can stop

Dictionary.com recently added hundreds of new words to its catalog, many of them capturing the zeitgeist of 2020, the year COVID-19 overtook the United States. One of those new words is "doomscrolling": the act of consuming ...

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