For Parents, a New Level of Big-Picture Anxiety

Beneath the mantle of acute apprehension burns a molten core of profound, long-term worry.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Children and Childhood Mental Health and Disorders Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Parenting Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 10 October 2020Source: American Journal of Kidney DiseasesAuthor(s): Shreeram Akilesh, Cynthia C. Nast, Michifumi Yamashita, Kammi Henriksen, Vivek Charu, Megan L. Troxell, Neeraja Kambham, Erika Bracamonte, Donald Houghton, Naila I. Ahmed, Chyi Chyi Chong, Bijin Thajudeen, Shehzad Rehman, Firas Khoury, Jonathan E. Zuckerman, Jeremy Gitomer, Parthassarathy C. Raguram, Shanza Mujeeb, Ulrike Schwarze, M. Brendan Shannon
Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 October 2020Source: Reumatología Clínica (English Edition)Author(s): Lina María Saldarriaga Rivera, Daniel Fernández Ávila, Wilson Bautista Molano, Daniel Jaramillo Arroyave, Alain Jasaf Bautista Ramírez, Adriana Díaz Maldonado, Jorge Hernán Izquierdo, Edwin Jáuregui, María Constanza Latorre Muñoz, Juan Pablo Restrepo, Juan Sebastián Segura Charry
Source: Reumatologia Clinica - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This single practice study showed total patient contact was similar over both sample periods, but most contact in 2020 was virtual. Further longitudinal multi-practice studies to confirm these findings and describe future consultation patterns are needed to inform general practice service delivery post-COVID-19. PMID: 33032304 [PubMed - in process]
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The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most devastating in history. Hundreds of thousands have died and millions have been hospitalized due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 has changed the lives of so many. No matter where you live, dealing with the effects of economic and physical lockdowns in a community leads to multiple mental health challenges. After months of living with the coronavirus, many people are getting tired, burned out, and more and more frustrated. In America, we face a particular challenge. Our federal government has chosen to take a backseat during the pandemic. Instead of leadin...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Mental Health and Wellness Psychology Research coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic Source Type: blogs
Alexis BlueIf you're feeling anxious, depressed or exhausted in the wake of COVID-19, you're not alone, says UArizona psychologist David Sbarra. Some experts warn the next pandemic challenge will be to " flatten the mental health curve. " Today University Communicationspandemic-fatigue.jpgHealthCollege of ScienceCOVID-19Researcher contact: David Sbarra Department of Psychology 520-990-1272sbarra@email.arizona.eduMedia contact: Alexis Blue University Communications 520-626-4386ablue@email.arizona.eduFor the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's  COVI...
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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...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Agitation Children and Teens Parenting Behavioral Difficulties Coping Skills coronavirus COVID-19 home schooling Resilience social distancing Source Type: blogs
Aspen was an early COVID-19 hot spot in Colorado, with a cluster of cases in March linked to tourists visiting for its world-famous skiing. Tests were in short supply, making it difficult to know how the virus was spreading. So in April, when the Pitkin County Public Health Department announced it had obtained 1,000 COVID-19 antibody tests and that they would be offered to residents at no charge, it seemed like an exciting opportunity to evaluate the efforts underway to stop the spread of the virus. “This test will allow us to get the epidemiological data that we’ve been looking for,” Aspen Ambulance Dist...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
When we’re struggling, books can become a lifeline. They can uplift and inspire. They can provide helpful, even transformative, tools to navigate stubborn challenges. And they can remind us that we are absolutely not alone—and we will get through this. We asked psychotherapists to share their favorite books for coping during this strange, stressful time. Below, you’ll find books on everything from shifting your mindset to reducing perfectionism to divvying up domestic responsibilities. Rising Strong by Brené Brown. “This book is an inspiring and important read [if you’re coping with a ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Books General Grief and Loss Inspiration & Hope Mental Health and Wellness Motivation and Inspiration Self-Help Stress coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic reading social distancing Source Type: blogs
Feelings of hopelessness don’t just pop up when you’ve been through a traumatic event, but as you are going through it. Generally, feelings of hopelessness amount to a feeling that there is no possibility for change, regardless of one’s circumstance or condition. At this point in time, no semblance of optimism exists. This is what many individuals are facing right now in COVID-19 times. It’s normal to feel despondent, especially in our current new normal. Our world as we know it has flipped upside down. If you recognize that you’re starting to feel hopeless, try these mental health recommended...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Self-Help Stress coronavirus Optimism Worry Source Type: blogs
Suddenly, because of the pandemic, our homes have become one-stop shops. It’s where we work, teach our kids, and attend religious services. It’s where we sleep, eat, and relax (in theory). Besides taking walks and running urgent errands, most of us are staying in. So, it’s helpful to make our homes into a place we actually want to be. Currently, our homes need to “replace a lot of the ‘feel-good’ emotions we had in going out,” said Victoria Vajgrt, a professional home organizer in San Francisco. For example, she said, the yoga studio helped us to relax, while romantic restaurants h...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Industrial and Workplace Mental Health and Wellness Motivation and Inspiration Self-Help Stress coronavirus COVID-19 work from home Source Type: blogs
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