Psychology & Psychiatry

June 17, 2022
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‘The suffering is enormous’: WHO urges mental health action

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The World Health Organization on Friday called on all nations to invest more in mental health, saying “the suffering is enormous” and […]
April 12, 2022
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Two in five adults with ADHD are in excellent mental health

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new nationally representative study published online in the International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology found two in five adults (42%) with […]
March 4, 2022
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Showing different types of COVID-19 data can directly influence behavior during the pandemic

New COVID-19 cases per day in the U.S. (left panel) and cumulative cases (right panel) as displayed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as […]
February 17, 2022
Study suggests increased risk of mental health disorders after COVID-19 infection thumbnail

Study suggests increased risk of mental health disorders after COVID-19 infection

Image of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Credit: CDC A study published by The BMJ today finds that COVID-19 is associated […]
May 19, 2021
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Pregnancy during COVID-19 lockdown: How the pandemic has affected new mothers

Respondents were from across the U.S. Preliminary findings are undergoing peer review at an academic journal. Credit: Chart: The Conversation, CC-BY-ND Source: Coronavirus, Health, Isolation and […]
March 19, 2021
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Psychologists report an error in the NICE guidelines for autism

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Reporting in the Lancet Psychiatry today, psychologists at the University of Bath highlight that a widely used technique for autism screening is […]
March 18, 2021
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Preschoolers’ extensive electronic media use linked to emotional/behavioural issues

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Preschoolers’ extensive use of electronic media, including game consoles, mobile phones, and tablets, is linked to a heightened risk of emotional and […]
March 17, 2021
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Sleep troubles may complicate the grieving process

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Those who have persistent trouble sleeping may have an especially difficult grieving process after the death of a loved one, a new […]
March 16, 2021
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Abuse in childhood and adolescence linked to higher likelihood of conduct problems

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children who are exposed to abuse before they are eleven years old, and those exposed to abuse both in childhood and adolescence […]
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