Survival and resilience among Palestinian women: a qualitative analysis using individual and collective life events calendars - Veronese G, Sousa C, Cavazzoni F.
Responding to the need for more information concerning the mental health and psychological well-being of women living amid political oppression and war, this study aimed to explore specific factors that contribute to women's individual and collective perce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Accepting what we do not know: a need to improve professional understanding of brain Injury in the UK - Norman A, Holloway M, Odumuyiwa T, Kennedy M, Forrest H, Suffield F, Dicks H.
Acquired brain injury (ABI) can lead to life-long changes and disability. The complex and extensive nature of behavioural, cognitive, executive, physical and psychological difficulties mean ABI survivors and their families may come into contact with a rang... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Do I look mad? Reading facial cues with the touch-screen generation
(University of California - Los Angeles) Are today's children, who grew up with mobile technology from birth, worse at reading emotions and picking up cues from people's faces than children who didn't grow up with tablets and smartphones? A new UCLA psychology study suggests today's kids are all right. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Care Workers at Risk From Mental Burden of COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2020 -- Health care workers and younger people have an increased risk for a psychological impact from COVID-19, according to a study published online April 14 in Psychology, Health& Medicine. Yeen Huang and Ning Zhao, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The psychology behind why some people won't wear masks
Wearing a mask, for most Americans, is novel. So rebellion is natural -- to a degree, experts say. But they urge Americans to think of the mask guidance not as forced conformity, but as a necessary act of solidarity. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guidance: Adaptations to psychological practice: Interim guidance during Covid-19 pandemic, BPS
This interim guidance covers the work of psychologists during the UK Covid-19 pandemic. It is relevant to psychologists working across all sectors and areas of practice, and should be read alongside the BPS Practice Guidelines (2017) in conjunction with the BPS Code of Ethics and Conduct (2018) and the BPS Code of Human Research Ethics 2nd edition (2014). Psychologists should also refer to local organisational policy and guidance which may have been changed or updated due to the pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germs, homes and apps: can we do more to protect people at home when a family member has coronavirus?
A paper published in the BMJ today argues that since most people with Covid-19 are cared for at home it may be important to try to protect the people caring for them by limiting how much virus they come in contact with the ‘ viral load'. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

A review of studies looking at quality of life and psychological impact in people with photodermatoses - skin diseases triggered by sunlight - Rutter KJ, Ashraf I, Cordingley L, Rhodes LE.
Photodermatoses, or photosensitivity conditions, are a group of skin disorders caused by exposure to sunlight, overall affecting a large number of people. They cause a range of distressing symptoms including pain and burn, and can make the skin blister, fl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

UTEP researcher earns NSF grant for COVID study
(University of Texas at El Paso) The National Science Foundation has approved a $114,000 RAPID award to The University of Texas at El Paso's April Gile Thomas, Ph.D., assistant professor psychology, to conduct research related to COVID-19. The study began May 1 and will involve 105 adolescents and parents from throughout El Paso, to include some who are incarcerated or on probation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

People more likely to choose a non-alcoholic drink when availability is greater
People are more likely to choose non-alcoholic drinks if more of those drinks are available than alcoholic alternatives, a University of Bristol-led online experiment published today [6 May] in BMC Public Health has shown. These results could pave the way for increasing the availability of non-alcoholic options in pub and bars. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

COVID-19: Developing Countries Must Not be Left Behind
By Lars Hein and Daud KhanWAGENINGEN, Netherlands / ROME, May 5 2020 (IPS) Globalization has been a driver for increased prosperity world-wide, but it has been in reverse in the last years due to the growth of populism in the USA and Europe. The COVID-19 pandemic may well provide further momentum to increasingly national-interest oriented policies in the west. Nevertheless, a common response to COVID-19 is needed, where rich countries support developing countries in alleviating the impacts on the poor. COVID-19 offers an opportunity to revive collaboration world-wide, but the public and political leaders in North America a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lars Hein and Daud Khan Tags: Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Heal kicks off telepsychology service for California residents
Video visits with a licensed clinical psychologist will run California residents $69 for each 20 minutes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 5, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

No 10 scientific advisers warned of black market in fake coronavirus test results
Sage told widespread use of antibody tests could lead to criminal behaviour, papers revealCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDowning Street ’s scientific advisers feared people might intentionally seek to contract coronavirus and that a black market in fake test results could emerge if employers allowed workers to return only when they had a positive antibody test.The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies, known as Sage, was warned last month by its behavioural psychology subgroup that the widespread introduction of antibody tests could lead to a range of potentially dangerous and e...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Health Infectious diseases Science Society UK news Source Type: news

UNISON urges government to support universities properly
UNISON is calling on the government to provide meaningful support for higher education, as institutions face growing financial problems as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Many universities are already experiencing difficulties and the COVID-19 crisis means that they are likely to face a lot fewer student admissions in the autumn. A recent study for the University and College Union estimated that universities face a potential loss of £2.5bn, with 30,000 jobs potentially at risk. The government published plans yesterday to support the sector through the pandemic, a month after the joint unions wrote a letter...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 5, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: News coronavirus Covid-19 education services higher education universities Source Type: news

Listening During a Pandemic
With the world effectively on pause, now is a unique opportunity to listen to those close to you, or to those you wish were closer to you. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Murphy Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Families and Family Life Dating and Relationships Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Source Type: news

Covid-19: the psychology of conspiracy theories
With false information linking the coronavirus to 5G telecoms or Chinese labs being widely shared on social media,Ian Sample speaks to social psychologist Dr Daniel Jolley about why the pandemic is such fertile ground for conspiracy theoriesContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample and produced by David Waters and Madeleine Finlay Tags: Psychology Telecommunications industry Social media Science Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Health Source Type: news

Covid-19: the psychology of conspiracy theories – podcast
With false information linking the coronavirus to 5G telecoms or Chinese labs being widely shared on social media,Ian Sample speaks to social psychologist Dr Daniel Jolley about why the pandemic is such fertile ground for conspiracy theoriesContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample and produced by David Waters and Madeleine Finlay Tags: Psychology Telecommunications industry Social media Science Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Health Source Type: news

Editing selfies is counter productive: Study
(Flinders University) Girls and young women shouldn't spend a lot of time editing selfies for social media because it negatively influences their thoughts about their looks, according to a new Flinders University publication.In a study published in Body Image, Flinders University psychology researchers asked 130 women aged 18 to 30 to view Instagram snaps of thin and average sized women, before analysing their selfie habits. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Home from college and bumping heads with parents? Here's how you can get along
College is a time for self-discovery and value shifting, meaning students may no longer see eye to eye with parents. This change and a stressful pandemic can exacerbate the tensions, but psychologists say there are ways to work toward peace. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Guardian view on declining happiness: it ’s not all bad news | Editorial
It ’s no surprise that the virus is making us anxious. Nor that some groups and people are far worse affected than others“The undisguised brutality of our time is weighing heavily upon us. Tomorrow she is to be cremated, our poor Sunday child!”So wrote Sigmund Freud in January 1920, two days after his 27-year-old daughter Sophie died of Spanish flu (due to travel restrictions, he had not been allowed to visit during her illness). Just as during the global pandemic of a century ago, for bereaved families these are desperately sad times, and the enforced separations can feel like salt rubbed into wounds. In...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Happiness indices Mental health Anxiety Sigmund Freud Psychology UK news NHS Source Type: news

Quality of life, psychological distress and violence among women in close relationships: a population-based study in Finland - Hisasue T, Kruse M, Raitanen J, Paavilainen E, Rissanen P.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to examine associations between exposure to violence, quality of life, and psychological distress. Women aged 19-54  years who had been exposed to violence by someone in a close relationship were compared with women u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Psychological stress of bicycling with traffic: examining heart rate variability of bicyclists in natural urban environments - Fitch DT, Sharpnack J, Handy SL.
Understanding how road environments stress bicyclists (and prospective bicyclists) has important implications for road design and network planning. With the rise of wearable bio-sensing technology, the potential for measuring real-time environmental acute ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The ankle ligament reconstruction-return to sport after injury (ALR-RSI) is a valid and reproducible scale to quantify psychological readiness before returning to sport after ankle ligament reconstruction - Sigonney F, Lopes R, Bouch é PA, Kierszbaum E, Moslemi A, Anract P, Stein A, Hardy A.
PURPOSE: Chronic ankle instability is the main complication of ankle sprains and requires surgery if non-operative treatment fails. The goal of this study was to validate a tool to quantify psychological readiness to return to sport after ankle ligament re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Attentional bias effect on post-traumatic outcomes in children after earthquake: mediation role of rumination - Alamdar S, Lv Y, Guo J, Lu J, Zhang Y.
After traumatic events, children with different types of attentional biases produce different psychological reactions with the help of the rumination process. A sample of 909 middle school students was taken from the Yunnan Ludian earthquake-affected area.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Providing the evidence for managing depression in pregnancy - Galbally M, Snellen M.
Pregnancy is a time of physical and emotional vulnerability, which can potentially lead to or exacerbate depression. Sadly, suicide is a leading cause of death in both high- and low-income countries. Although psychological therapies are effective and m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychiatric referral is required in children with vaginal foreign body injury: a case-control study from China - Sun L, Wang C, Shen Q, Zhu L, Gao H, Chen D, Jin L.
PURPOSE: The rate of vaginal foreign body (VFB) injury has been increasing in recent years. VFB will cause vaginal inflammation, injury and negative psychological impacts in girls. Our study aimed to elucidate the need of psychological referral in children... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The past victim, the future abuser - Firoozabadi A.
BACKGROUND: Childhood trauma exerts a significant effect on psychological life of people. It is a ubiquitous phenomenon. We face a social epidemic with serious consequences that shatter the life of survivors. Victimization in early years of life entraps th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Validation of the Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction in Active Commuting to and from School (BPNS-ACS) scale in Spanish young people - Burgue ño R, González-Cutre D, Sevil-Serrano J, Herrador-Colmenero M, Segura-Díaz JM, Medina-Casaubón J, Chillón P.
Introduction Autonomy, competence, and relatedness need satisfaction has been associated with several health-related outcomes in multiple life domains. However, no studies have analysed the role of these needs in an active commuting to and from school con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Purpose by design or disaster: preserving a sense of purpose amid environmental uncertainty - Burrow AL, Hill PL.
Psychological research suggests a sense of purpose in life is a coveted asset, with well-established linkages to well-being and healthy functioning. But how do individuals preserve this sense when previously reliable settings - and the opportunities they a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Do psychiatric patients experience more psychiatric symptoms during COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown? A case-control study with service and research implications for immunopsychiatry - Hao F, Tan W, Jiang L, Zhang L, Zhao X, Zou Y, Hu Y, Luo X, Jiang X, McIntyre RS, Tran B, Sun J, Zhang Z, Ho R, Ho C, Tam W.
This study aimed to assess and compare the immediate stress and psychological impact experienced by people with and without psychiatric illnesses during the peak of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic with strict lockdown measures. Seventy-six psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sex, gender or occupational psychology: what matters most to preventing heat-related illnesses and improving outcomes for women in ground close combat? - Gifford RM, Taylor N, Stacey M, Woods DR.
This article considers the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

The human needs driving the rise in gardening, and how to start one
In the myriad of hobbies people have taken up to fill the time during the pandemic, one of the latest is gardening. Here's how you can use it to fulfill strong psychological needs and how to start a vegetable garden in a few easy steps. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With Help From Psychology Professor Dad, 7-Year-Olds Run A Study
When SUNY Plattsburgh professor Jeremy Grabbe's 7-year-old triplets complained about not getting out because of social distancing, he enlisted their help in writing up a study. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britons will suffer health problems from Covid-19 for years, warn doctors
Survivors face post-traumatic stress and organ damage while even those not infected risk psychological side-effectsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMany people in Britain are likely to suffer from physical and mental problems for several years after the Covid-19 epidemic has subsided. That is the grim message from doctors and psychologists who last week warned that even after lockdown measures had been lifted thousands of individuals would still be suffering.Some of these problems will be due directly to the impact that the virus has had on those it has infected, especially those who went t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Health Infectious diseases Science UK news Mental health Source Type: news

Elder abuse: a retrospective analysis of autopsy cases from the department of legal medicine in Genoa from 2006 to 2017 - Ventura F, Caputo F, Micera C, Molinelli A.
In this study, 784 cases of dead peopl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Assessment of psychological, social cognitive and perceived environmental influences on children's active transport to school - Zaragoza J, Corral A, Ikeda E, Garc ía-Bengoechea E, Aibar A.
Introduction In recent years, there has been growing interest in studies integrating social cognitive and environmental variables as predictors of active transport to school (ATS). However, a theoretical model of associations between children's ATS and th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence in Saudi Arabia: a topic of growing interest - AlJuhani S, AlAteeq M.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a sensitive, growing, and preventable health issue that affects many people around the world with significant physical and psychological impacts. Factors associated with an increased risk of perpetrating violence include ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

"When we have to make sense to the nonsense of trauma": psychological intervention among shooting victims of January 29, 2017. Multicultural perspective - Kendil N.
In late January of 2017, a Qu ébec City-born deranged young man walked into the town's Great Mosque on Sunday evening during a prayer meeting and opened fire on the group of praying men gathered in the main hall, killing six (6), injuring five (5) of them ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

COVID 2019-suicides: a global psychological pandemic - Thakur V, Jain A.
An inspiring editorial by Montemurro (2020) entitled “The emotional impact of COVID-19: From medical staff to common people” recently published in the ‘Brain, Behavior, and Immunity’ motivated us to pen down a concise yet, informative viewpoint... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Examining the role of fundamental psychological needs in the development of metadehumanization: a multi-population approach - Demoulin S, Nguyen N, Chevallereau T, Fontesse S, Bastart J, Stinglhamber F, Maurage P.
In the present paper, we investigate dehumanization processes from a victim perspective. We propose that dehumanization experiences, that is metadehumanization, arise from people's feelings that their fundamental human needs are thwarted and that such expe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Machine learning based suicide prediction for military personnel - Lin GM, Nagamine M, Yang SN, Tai YM, Lin C, Sato H.
Military personnel have greater psychological stress and are at higher suicide attempt risk compared with the general population. High mental stress may cause suicidal ideations which are crucially driving suicide attempts. However, traditional statistical... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pilot service evaluation of a brief psychological therapy for self-harm in an emergency department: Hospital Outpatient Psychotherapy Engagement Service - Taylor PJ, Fien K, Mulholland H, Duarte R, Dickson JM, Kullu C.
BACKGROUND: Brief psychological therapies may be helpful for people who have recently self-harmed. The current paper reports on a service evaluation of a novel brief therapy service based within an Emergency Department, Hospital Outpatient Psychotherapy En... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Stress, stigma, violence experiences and social support of us infertile women - Ozturk R, Bloom TL, Li Y, Bullock LFC.
The objective of the study is to examine t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Crowds in front of bottlenecks at entrances from the perspective of physics and social psychology - Adrian J, Seyfried A, Sieben A.
This article presents an interdisciplinary study of physical and social psychological effects on crowd dynamics based on a series of bottleneck experiments. Bottlenecks are of particular interest for applications such as crowd management and design of emer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

A comprehensive approach for the appraisal of the barrier effect of roads on pedestrians - Anciaes P, Jones P.
Roads can become physical and/or psychological barriers to the movement of pedestrians, an impact known as the "barrier effect" or "community severance". This paper proposes a new approach for measuring and valuing the barrier effect of different types of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Evaluation of outcomes for help  seekers accessing a pilot SMS-based crisis intervention service in Australia - Williams K, Fildes D, Kobel C, Grootemaat P, Bradford S, Gordon R.
Background: In July 2018, Lifeline Australia launched Australia's first short message service (SMS) crisis support service. Lifeline Text aims to reduce psychological distress and increase coping and social connectedness among help seekers, particularl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Some reflections on the issue of homicide-suicide prompted by a case series of forensic psychology assessments - Barbieri C, Grattagliano I.
From the criminologic standpoint, as a crime committed against a psychological background of depression, homicide-suicide is a "dual death" whose significance transcends the specificity of the two events taken singly. Although diametrically opposite phenom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

For introverts, lockdown is a chance to play to our strengths
Time to think and be creative, and without too much socialising, is an introvert ’s ideal environment. We talk to some of the people thriving under lockdownYesterday morning I spent an hour doing a jigsaw puzzle, followed by a game of Scrabble, fortified by tea and scones. For once, there was no one I had to see and nowhere I had to be. The way we live now has split us in two. For introverts, it ’s largely business as usual. But for my more extroverted friends, who are clamouring for Zoom calls to fill the gaping hole the pub has left in their lives, it’s a deeply testing time.I ’m an introvert, whi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jess Denham Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kano's COVID-19 Mess - Alarming Prognostications of an Unsung Patriot
[This Day] More often than not, one is best advised to take most posts on the social media with more than a pinch of salt, and a dab of cinnamon. Taking countless alarming and hysterical hypotheses, conspiracies, theories, formulas and all what not with anything short of cynicism has the obvious tendency to turn you into an emotional and psychological wreck - especially since the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus disease (aka COVID-19). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: A 'Marathon, Not a Sprint' for Psychiatry
The pandemic and the psychological aftermath will be a 'marathon, not a sprint,' and self-care will remain a critical and ongoing issue, experts say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news