Psychology & Psychiatry

Rejected minorities turn to risky coping behaviours

Sexual minorities, particularly men, who experience perceived social rejection are more likely to indulge in risky coping behaviors, according to new research published today in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

British scientists say it's unclear if monkeypox has peaked

British health officials said they cannot tell if the spread of monkeypox has peaked in the country as they announced another 45 cases Friday, bringing the total in the disease's biggest-ever outbreak beyond Africa to 366 ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Autistic adults report high rates of COVID-19 vaccination

As reported in 2021, autistic adults, adults with intellectual disability and adults with mental health diagnoses have multiple risk factors for COVID-19 infection, and more severe disease if contracted. Public health messaging ...

Vaccination

Australia to give fourth COVID-19 jab to over 65s

Australia is offering a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to over 65s from next month, federal health authorities announced Friday, as a new Omicron strain races through the population.

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