A new study finds women health care providers working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic were more than twice as likely than men to experience symptoms of major depressive, generalized anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorders.
- April 05, 2023
A new study shows that for some low-income mothers in New Orleans, the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with the same, or worse, mental health impacts as Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst national disasters in U.S. history.
- July 26, 2022
Two Yale School of Public Health professors are being honored with awards by the American Psychological Association for their work in trauma psychology.
- January 13, 2022
A new, large-scale study led by scientists at the Yale School of Public Health has established a robust link between long-term ozone exposure and an increased risk of cognitive impairment in older adults.
- January 02, 2022
A study funded in part by Women's Health Research at Yale found that background stressors explain higher reports of psychological distress in female health care providers.
- November 25, 2021Source: CNBC
Yale School of Public Health clinical psychologist Sarah Lowe speaks with CNBC about climate trauma and climate anxiety.
- July 20, 2021Source: Yahoo! Sport
You might expect, after a year of living with restrictions and extreme uncertainty, that at this point in the coronavirus pandemic ― with vaccines available in the U.S. and cities and businesses reopening ― people would be full of energy and enthusiasm, ready to get out and do things.
- July 01, 2021Source: Psychology Today
When disaster strikes, people’s lives are changed in unexpected and unprecedented ways. Natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, man-made disasters such as terrorist attacks and chemical warfare, and public health disasters such as the COVID-19 pandemic all cause individuals to suffer in a myriad of ways for which they are often unprepared.
- June 21, 2021
If the challenges of the past year have taught us anything, it is that we must continue working to understand all that we can about health and disease. And when it comes to sex and gender, we should not wait for the next crisis before addressing these critical components of our health.
- April 15, 2021Source: Legal Reader
One in every three patients develop a mental or neurological disorder, according to a new study published in Lancet Psychiatry that examined the medical records of 230,000 U.S. survivors of COVID-19. Up to 34% of them reported experienced these symptoms and of those, 13% had no recorded history of a mental or psychological complications. Up to 17% reported suffering from anxiety and 14% reported mood disorders. Others reported neurobiological imbalances, including stroke, dementia, or psychosis.