Psychology & Psychiatry

Creative workshops can aid mental health recovery

Artistic mediums such as visual art, music, dance and creative writing may empower people recovering from mental health issues to share their stories and gain confidence and understanding of their illness.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Yogic breathing improves students' response to stress

University students are uniquely vulnerable to stress—both psychological and physiological. In addition to academic and financial demands, pursuing higher education often means leaving home and building new social networks.

Medical research

Study explores med student mental-health peer support

A group of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry students are emphasizing the value of peer support in promoting mental health and wellness among their ranks with an initiative they hope will change the way medical students ...

Health

Exploring fitness workshops and fairs

(HealthDay)—One of the more popular fitness trends are education programs designed for consumers. Fitness buffs and weekend warriors alike can explore new ideas and techniques, and learn from professionals in various fields.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds art therapy helps veterans cope with trauma

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found that 98 percent of veterans participating in the University's Artopia program consider that art therapy helped them cope with service-related trauma or disability. ...

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