No running water. No electricity. On Navajo Nation, coronavirus creates worry and confusion as cases surge

Coronavirus anxiety is running high on Navajo Nation — a sprawling reservation of 175,000 residents, scarce supplies and resources, and only four inpatient hospitals. Cases are soaring, and at least two already have died.
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Social isolation and unstructured days add to the anxiety of those struggling to achieve a healthy relationship with food.
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The pandemy of new coronavirus (COVID-19) and its spread to other geographical areas has become a major concern for health care providers around the world in recent months after the outbreak in Wuhan, China (Zandifar&Badrfam, 2020).
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Juggling the stress of sheltering-in-place, working from home, and homeschooling children presents challenges for most families. With families who have previously experienced behavioral difficulties, or for parents of children with a psychological disorder, the physical and emotional toll of meeting the family’s needs can be especially taxing. Add to the mix parent’s concerns about the safety and well-being of family members, social restrictions, and many questions of what “normal” life will look like. As with many parenting and behavior management strategies, the effectiveness lies in the anticipa...
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Social Distancing and Quarantine During Coronavirus: Looking at the Bright Side With everything going on in the world right now, it...The postSocial Distancing and Quarantine: Looking at the Bright Side appeared first onCliffside Malibu.
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For most Americans, 2020 has already been a rough year — and it’s not even half over. A pandemic, natural disasters, economic decline, and, for many, the loss of a job have taken a toll on their mental health. “Stress is particularly acute when you’re experiencing a situation that is outside of your control,” says Dr. Kerry Ressler, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. “You may feel stuck, frozen, or helpless.” After a traumatic period, even when things settle down, it can be difficult to move on and regain a sense of normalcy. Reducing stress and regaining your footi...
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The objectives of this article are to describe the reorganization of the three levels of psychiatric care for inmates in France in the context of Covid-19 pandemic and to have a look at the impact of lockdown measures and early releases on mental health of prisoners. METHODS: This work is based on a survey conducted in April 2020 in France among psychiatric healthcare providers working in 42 ambulatory units for inmates and in the 9 full-time inpatient psychiatric wards exclusively for inmates called "UHSAs" (which stands for "unités hospitalières spécialement aménagées...
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AbstractIntroductionPrenatal maternal distress has a negative impact on the course of pregnancy, fetal development, offspring development, and later psychopathologies. The study aimed to determine the extent to which the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID ‐19) pandemic may aggravate the prenatal distress and psychiatric symptomatology of pregnant women.Material and methodsTwo cohorts of pregnant volunteer women were evaluated, one that was recruited before the COVID ‐19 pandemic (n = 496) through advertisements in prenatal clinics in Quebec, Canada, from April 2018 to March 2020; the other (n = 1258) w...
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Adini The COVID-19 pandemic is an ongoing epidemic of coronavirus disease, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome, which has spread recently worldwide. Efforts to prevent the virus from spreading include travel restrictions, lockdowns as well as national or regional quarantines throughout the international community. The major negative psychological outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is the anxiety caused by it. The aim of the present study was to examine the level of concern and the contributions of modes of resilience, well-being and demographic attributes towards decreasing or enhancing anxiety and depression ...
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