COVID-19: Problematic Gambling Could Worsen COVID-19: Problematic Gambling Could Worsen

The isolation, excess available time, and anxiety about illness or finances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in problem gambling behaviors.Medscape Medical News
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Stress has a way of hijacking attention, destroying focus, dragging down mood and weakening the motivation it takes to make healthy choices. It’s an understandable and natural response to bad situations, but too much stress doesn’t serve you well. Even when you can’t change your circumstances, you can make steps toward shifting your mindset. Mindfulness can help. Goldie Hawn, actress and founder of MindUP, a mindfulness program for kids, and Amishi Jha, associate professor of psychology and director of contemplative neuroscience at the University of Miami (and Hawn’s mindfulness teacher) joined TIME...
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Since pandemic began, number of people seeking mental health screening, showing symptoms up substantially
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WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2020 -- New evidence shows that depression and anxiety are increasing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the results of a survey released by Mental Health America (MHA). MHA has had an online screening program...
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This study aimed to understand and characterize the psychosocial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the general population and to identify risks and protective factors that predict changes in mental health status. In addition, the study investigated compliance with precautionary measures (PM) to halt the spread of the virus. The online anonymous survey collected information on sociodemographic data, compliance with PM, quality of life (QOL), and mental health via the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7) and Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9). A total of 1642 adult participants (71.6% women, 28.4% men) completed the ...
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Azmi Mahafzah The world has been afflicted heavily by the burden of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that overwhelmed health care systems and caused severe economic and educational deficits, in addition to anxiety among the public. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the mutual effects of belief that the pandemic was the result of a conspiracy on knowledge and anxiety levels among students at the University of Jordan (UJ). An electronic-based survey was conducted between 29 March, 2020 and 31 March, 2020. The targeted population involved all undergraduate and postgraduate students from the health, scientif...
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In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, anxiety and depression are striking many in the LGBTQ+ community for the first time, researchers say.
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Condition:   Anxiety Interventions:   Behavioral: Contain COVID Anxiety SSI;   Behavioral: Remain COVID Free SSI Sponsor:   Stony Brook University Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Anxiety;   Covid19;   Oral Hygiene Intervention:   Sponsor:   Cairo University Recruiting
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Condition:   Anxiety Interventions:   Behavioral: Contain COVID Anxiety SSI;   Behavioral: Remain COVID Free SSI Sponsor:   Stony Brook University Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Anxiety;   Covid19;   Oral Hygiene Intervention:   Sponsor:   Cairo University Recruiting
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