Online Positive Psychology Intervention for Depression and Anxiety Due to COVID-19

Conditions:   Anxiety;   Depression;   Sleep Disturbance Intervention:   Behavioral: Online Intervention Mental Health COVID-19 Sponsors:   Universidad Internacional de Valencia;   Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico;   Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez Recruiting
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Yes, starting today is OK too. I started meditating soon after 9/11. I was living in Manhattan, an already chaotic place, at an extremely chaotic time. I realized I had no control over my external environment. But the one place I did have a say over was my mind, through meditation. When I started meditating, I did not realize it would also make me healthier, happier, and more resilient. Having witnessed the benefits, I devoted my PhD research at Stanford to studying the impact of meditation. I saw people from diverse backgrounds from college students to combat veterans benefit. In the last 10 years, hundreds of studies hav...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Education & Lifelong Learning Health & Wellness brain emotion regulation happiness meditation mental hygiene mind productivity self-control Source Type: blogs
Psychological distress in the form of depressed mood or anxiety may reflect the penetration of the novel coronavirus into the central nervous system, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
During this pandemic people have found themselves at home either more of the time, or in some cases, almost exclusively. The calendar that was once filled with meetings and reminders, suddenly lacked all its luster. Those annoying dings that once sent us on to the next task, giving us nothing short of a Pavlov’s dog response, stopped suddenly. Previously, we wore the word “busy” as some sort of badge of honor, but now find ourselves feeling lost and even despondent. So how can it be that we’re exhausted at the end of the day? The calendar says that we’re doing less, yet our body, mind and spir...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Self-Help Stress coronavirus COVID-19 decision fatigue pandemic Rumination stress reduction Worry Source Type: blogs
BACKGROUND: Anxiety, depression and reduction of quality of life (QoL) are common in people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS). Fear of getting sick from COVID-19, government's lockdown and the imposed social distancing might have had  an impact on psychologic...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), like severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), provokes fear, anxiety and depression in the public, which further affects mental health issues. Taiwan has used their experience of the SARS ep...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 29 July 2020Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Liuyi Ran, Wo Wang, Ming Ai, Yiting Kong, Jianmei Chen, Li Kuang
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
A new report from Mental Health America points to alarming increases in depression, anxiety, psychosis, and suicidality since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: As the European and international provisions are hierarchically above the national provisions, the latter should be interpreted so that the non-compliance to the obligation to stay at home: a) does not constitute offence for a person tested positive to the virus, if therapeutic treatments resulting in hospitalization are deemed necessary; b) it does not constitute administrative offence if the subject proves, based on clinical and factual documented evidence, that leaving the house is necessary to avoid recrudescence of mental disorder. In addition, for evaluation purposes, particular attention should be paid ...
Source: Rivista di Psichiatria - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Riv Psichiatr Source Type: research
Socializing with family and friends is essential for older adults in long-term care because it significantly reduces the depression and anxiety that may come from isolation and loneliness. Unfortunately, today socializing may also bring COVID-19 infections to one of the most at-risk populations for morbidity and mortality from this disease. It is estimated that over 40% of the COVID-19 deaths in LTC resulted from visitation, which in turn resulted in most LTC settings banning visitors. We have now gained a better understanding of how to manage the risk of COVID-19 spread while benefiting from reopening to visitation, so ma...
Source: Caring for the Ages - Category: Health Management Authors: Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Older people have shown less emotional distress, with no differences between men and women. Economic loss and substance use should be monitored to guarantee the emotional well-being of the elderly. PMID: 32718855 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Am J Geriatr Psychiatry Source Type: research
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