Tag Archives: Mental

Stressed, Exhausted: Frontline Workers Faced Big Mental Strain in Pandemic

FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 — Doctors, nurses and other frontline health workers in U.S. emergency departments have struggled with significant mental health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new poll reveals. “As the nation moves into what many believe is a fourth wave of COVID, this study is important to our understanding of the impact… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 19, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Probiotics as a treatment for prenatal maternal anxiety and depression: a double-blind randomized pilot trial. Browne PD, Bolte AC, Besseling-van der Vaart I, Claassen E, de Weerth C.  Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 4;11(1):3051. Free article. This study did not reveal differences between the groups for improving maternal mood. Validation of the 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder… Read More »

First fix diet then feed mental health

Biological factors, like inflammation, poor based on the rate at which they are broken down into glucose. The GI ranks carbohydrate foods nutrition, and dysbiosis imbalanced gut bacteria, are related to both physical illness and depression, so they might help explain this. You may also overeat in these changes in mood after. Meantime, most folic… Read More »

Police Violence Severely Harms Black Americans’ Mental Health

Police violence against Black people, including the killing of unarmed citizens, is negatively affecting African Americans’ mental health, reports ABC News. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, anxiety among Black Americans increased by 26%, and depression increased by 22% in the weeks after George Floyd’s death at the hands of police. (In late… Read More »

Coronavirus: Severe mental health problems rise amid pandemic

Doctors are seeing a rise in people reporting severe mental health difficulties, a group of NHS leaders says. It follows a more than 30% drop in referrals to mental health services during the peak of the pandemic. But there are predictions that the recent rise will mean demand actually outstrips pre-coronavirus levels – perhaps by… Read More »