Psychology & Psychiatry

Work addiction can be harmful to mental health

As a culture, we've come to value growth and productivity, making paid work not only a necessity, but a central concern in peoples' lives. Yet this attitude towards work is harming us more than it's helping, with research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

That COVID-19 baby boom might be more of a bust

When stay-at-home orders were announced in the spring, some people wryly speculated about a COVID-19 baby boom. Social media users even came up with a few suggestions for what this new generation should be called—"coronials" ...

Health

Primary care at a crossroads: Experts call for change

The old adage about a frog that gets put in a pot of cold water on a stove, and doesn't leap out even as the heat slowly climbs to boiling, might seem like a strange metaphor for primary care. But for many primary care providers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Less work, more play

In the current global situation many people have been forced to rethink what we previously referred to as a work-life balance. There was much pressure from good mental health advocates for us to opt for more leisure time ...

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