Ke Xu, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, wrote this essay in the context of increased attacks against Asians and Asian Americans after officials at the highest levels of the U.S. government derisively associated the SARS-coV-2 virus with China.
- 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.
- April 14, 2021
If you are a female over 50 and feel overwhelmed or stressed and experience difficulty sleeping, you may be eligible to participate in a free and confidential study that provides talk therapy that may help improve your emotional and cognitive health and also looks at how the brain works with advanced MRI scanning techniques.
- April 12, 2021Source: YaleNews
While researchers have known about the mental health costs of chronic stress, they say this situation is unique because during the pandemic people have also lost many of the social connections and outlets needed to help manage their stress loads.
- April 12, 2021
Dr. Jastreboff Provides Passionate Testimony and Hope for People with Obesity
- April 08, 2021Source: YaleNews
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine found that susceptible neurons in the prefrontal cortex develop a “leak” in calcium storage with advancing age.
- April 07, 2021Source: Tech & Learning
According to tradition, the Buddha’s father tried to shield him from human suffering by raising him in a lavish palace where death was never mentioned and sick and old servants were not allowed to enter.
- March 15, 2021Source: American Psychological Association
Informational charts from March Stress Snapshot
- March 11, 2021Source: American Psychological Association
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Within a week, millions went home to shelter in place for what they thought would be a few weeks, hoping that their sacrifice would stop the spread of the coronavirus. One year later, more than 500,000 U.S. residents have died from the coronavirus, while the nation also has grappled with racial injustice, a brutal election cycle and civil unrest.
- March 10, 2021
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