Religious believers think God values lives of out-group members more than they do
(Society for Personality and Social Psychology) In a new paper, which will appear in print in an upcoming special issue of Social Psychological and Personality Science, Michael Pasek, Jeremy Ginges, and colleagues find that, across religious groups in Fiji and Israel, religious believers see God as encouraging people to treat others in a more universal, or equal, manner. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Care for the Caregivers: Pandemic Response Workforce Support
Source: National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC). Published: 4/6/2020. This webinar provides tips on teaching resiliency among healthcare workers, risk factors, how to overcome and develop a peer support plan, a resiliency road map, and overall strategies for the COVID-19 pandemic. It discusses challenges for healthcare workers in a pandemic, and risk factors for psychological distress. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NETEC COVID-19 Webinar Series: Care for the Caregivers: Pandemic Response Workforce Support
Source: National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC). Published: 4/6/2020. This webinar provides tips on teaching resiliency among healthcare workers, risk factors, how to overcome and develop a peer support plan, a resiliency road map, and overall strategies for the COVID-19 pandemic. It discusses challenges for healthcare workers in a pandemic, and risk factors for psychological distress. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ex-astronaut launches training kit for coping with self-isolation
Programme covers conflict resolution, mood management and self-assessment for stressCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePerhaps your flatmate has polished off the last beer in the fridge, diverging tastes in Netflix series have led to simmering tensions, or parental negotiations over home-schooling have descended into hostility.Life in lockdown can fuel family tensions, sour friendships and drive a wedge between new romantic partners who have opted to self-isolate together. Help is on hand, however.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Psychology Nasa Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Source Type: news

Viewpoint: Mental health awareness crucial during uncertain times
In the face of the current crisis, a psychologist practicing in Midtown gives four tips for improved mental health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Viewpoint: Mental health awareness crucial during uncertain times
In the face of the current crisis, a psychologist practicing in Midtown gives four tips for improved mental health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 5, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Walk on by: why do we ignore bad behaviour?
It ’s a familiar scenario: a packed train or bus, an unpleasant loudmouth picking on a lone passenger... and nobody does anything. What drives us to look away – and can we change?What makes a hero? According to a popular meme going around at the moment, intentions matter more than actions. “Your grandparents were called to war,” it says. “You’re being called to sit on the couch.” In a way, sitting around and doing nothing is a new type of heroism, because going out and living life as normal makes you a passive bystander to a global threat. But in ordinary times, the differen ce bet...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amelia Tait Tags: Psychology Bullying Neuroscience Race Religion Society Life and style Source Type: news

Pandemic shaming: is it helping us keep our distance?
Everyone from dog walkers to flower sellers have been singled out but online humiliation may not shift behaviourCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScholarships have been threatened. LinkedIn and Facebook profiles have been removed. Death threats have been sent in their hundreds, if not thousands. And governments spurred into action. Since mid-March – when the government first recommended self-isolation measures as a way to tackle the spread of the world-altering respiratory disease Covid-19 – a public shaming frenzy has spread across social media. Thousands of people are blaming, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amelia Tait Tags: Psychology Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Social media Facebook LinkedIn Digital media Social networking Technology Culture Source Type: news

COVID-19 Impact on Health and Wellbeing Survey
Source: UT Health Rio Grande Valley. Published: 4/5/2020. The COVID-19 Impact on Health and Wellbeing Survey was designed to examine how mental health and wellbeing are impacted by shelter in home/place mandates. This survey was created as a result of collaborative efforts involving UTRGV Departments of Population Health& Biostatistics, Family Medicine, Psychological Sciences, and Sociology. The survey instrument was created using REDCap, is available in English and Spanish, was designed to be anonymous, and takes approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. Most survey sections, including demographics, ask specifically h...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Recognizing states of psychological vulnerability to suicidal behavior: a Bayesian network of artificial intelligence applied to a clinical sample - Barros J, Morales S, Garc ía A, Echávarri O, Fischman R, Szmulewicz M, Moya C, Núñez C, Tomicic A.
This study aimed to determine conditional dependence relationships of variables that contribute to psychological vulnerability associated with suicide risk. A Bayesian network (BN) was developed and applied to establish conditional dependence r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Medical and allied health service use during acute and chronic post-injury periods in whiplash injured individuals - Ritchie C, Smith A, Sterling M.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with whiplash associated disorder (WAD) frequently experience neck pain in addition to other physical, psychological and social symptoms. Consequently, treatment is sought from a variety of health professionals. The limited data ava... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression and alcohol use disorders as precursors to death by suicide - Perez J, Beale E, Overholser J, Athey A, Stockmeier C.
The combined presence of depression with alcohol abuse can increase suicide risk. We used psychological autopsy to evaluate 101 individuals who died by suicide, to understand relationships between stressful life events, alcohol abuse, and depression. As co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Relationships among childhood maltreatment, limbic system dysfunction, and eating disorders in college women - Mercurio AE, Hong F, Amir C, Tarullo AR, Samkavitz A, Ashy M, Malley-Morrison K.
We examined the mediating role of limbic system dysfunction in the relationships between three forms of childhood maltreatment (parental psychological maltreatment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Complicated grief knowledge, attitudes, skills, and training among mental health professionals: a qualitative exploration - Dodd A, Guerin S, Delaney S, Dodd P.
The knowledge, attitudes, skills, and training of professionals regarding complicated grief influence their practice. We conducted 30 semi-structured interviews with psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselor/psychotherapists; the preliminary findings wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

It ’s World Rat Day In The Year Of The Rat: Gratitude For Rats’ Role In Biomedical Advances
Rats —and mice—are staples in basic science research about human physiology and psychology. Even research into COVID-19 will rely on at least some research in rats (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle, Contributor Source Type: news

Effect of dog presence on stress levels in students under psychological strain: a pilot study - Machov á K, Procházková R, Vadroňová M, Součková M, Prouzová E.
As university students face many stressful situations, especially during the examination period, this study focused on the use of animal-assisted activities (AAAs) with a dog as a means of relieving students' stress before a final exam. The aim was to dete... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What makes adolescents psychologically distressed? Life events as risk factors for depression and suicide - Kim KM.
This study aimed to comprehensively investigate the distribution of major stress-causing factors and their correlates in a large population of adolescents. A computerized self-report questionna... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violent extremism and moral disengagement: a study of Colombian armed groups - Blanco A, Davies-Rubio A, de la Corte L, Mir ón L.
Violent extremism is commonly conditioned by a variety of psychological processes and mechanisms that when activated or deactivated aid implication in extreme behavior, including destructive actions with a large dose of cruelty against people and groups. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Effects of exposure to workplace terrorism on subsequent doctor certified sickness absence, and the modifying role of psychological and social work factors: a combined survey and register study - Berthelsen M, Hansen MB, Nissen A, Nielsen MB, Knardahl S, Heir T.
BACKGROUND: Studies have shown that terrorist attacks affect the mental and physical health of persons exposed to terrorism. When terror strikes at the workplace where people spend much time, and should feel safe, the health consequences for those affected... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

COVID-19: Mental Health Pros Come to the Aid of Frontline Comrades
Psychologists, psychotherapists, and social workers in the US and Canada have formed a network to offer free psychotherapy sessions to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The dark side of ventilators: Those hooked up for long periods face difficult recoveries
While state and local officials have desperately sought more ventilators to save the severely ill, the machines are hardly a magic bullet. Those hooked up to them for long periods may be left with permanent physical and psychological scars. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Country Comparisons are Pointless Unless We Account for These Biases in Testing
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post Coronavirus: Country Comparisons are Pointless Unless We Account for These Biases in Testing appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus Source Type: news

Results from Expert Delphi Consensus Survey on Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) with Oral Prostacyclin Pathway Agents (PPAs) Published in CHEST Journal
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 3, 2020 – Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson, today announced that CHEST, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians, published results from an expert Delphi consensus survey that help provide additional insights for physicians to advance the care of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).The Prostacyclin International Expert Panel developed the consensus opinions based on common clinical scenarios in which they considered adding oral prostacyclin pathway agents (PPAs), including UPTRAVI®...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Coping strategies for coronavirus isolation
A new survey found that nearly half of American adults believe the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their mental health, while 19% have said it's having a major impact. Psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour joins "CBS This Morning" to give viewers advice on coping strategies to deal with social isolation. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ER Workers' Stress May Affect Patient Care: Study
FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has added to already high stress levels in emergency rooms, a social psychologist says. " ER providers are on the front line of this pandemic, and stress, anxiety and anger are increasing, " said Linda... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

School psychologists' knowledge of traumatic brain injuries and willingness to lead a concussion team - Eftaxas DM, Canto AI.
Within a school there is not typically one person assigned to aid students who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Symptoms following a TBI may hinder a students' academic performance suggesting a need for "return-to-learn" protocols to be imp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The limited importance of dehumanization in collective violence - Lang J.
Perpetrators of collective violence allegedly dehumanize their victims. Psychologists often operationalize dehumanization as a social-cognitive process that turns people into beings whose thoughts, feelings, and relationships are of no concern to the perpe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss the psychological impact a global pandemic has on both individuals and communities. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anterior insula activation restores prosocial behavior in animal model of opioid addiction
(Arizona State University) Researchers in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology have shown that chemogenetic activation of the anterior insula restores prosocial behavior in an animal model of opioid addiction and empathy. The findings suggest an important role for the anterior insula in the brain response to addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Factors of seeking professional psychological help by the bereaved by suicide - Gelezelyte O, Gailien é D, Latakienė J, Mazulyte-Rasytine E, Skruibis P, Dadašev S, Grigiene D.
BACKGROUND: Studies show that people bereaved by suicide often feel a strong need for professional help. It is hypothesized that aspects related tosuicide bereavement, such as stigmatization, shame or guilt, hinder help-seeking process of the bereaved. How... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An intervention framework to facilitate psychological trauma management in high-risk occupations - Jonker BE, Graupner LI, Rossouw L.
A variety of psychological trauma management programmes are available to assist employees who were exposed to a traumatic event in the workplace. There is, however, limited literature available on how these programmes are experienced by employees in high r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exploring preference to avoid or seek help in person and online among college students with suicidal ideation - Wilks CR, Yee Ang S, Wang X, Arunagiri V, Ward-Ciesielski EF.
OBJECTIVES: Suicidal thoughts, for which college students are at risk, tend to be negatively associated with intentions to seek therapy, particularly among college-aged men. Emerging research suggests college students may seek psychological help online; ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological flexibility in depression relapse prevention: processes of change and positive mental health in group-based ACT for residual symptoms - Østergaard T, Lundgren T, Zettle RD, Landrø NI, Haaland V.
Relapse rates following a depressive episode are high, with limited treatments available aimed at reducing such risk. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a cognitive-behavioral approach that has gained increased empirical support in treatment of dep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Examining time perspective orientation in suicide ideation and suicide attempts - Shahnaz A, Saffer BY, Klonsky ED.
INTRODUCTION: Time perspective orientation (TPO) refers to the way an individual psychologically and behaviorally connects to temporal concepts of past, present, and future. Previous studies have hypothesized that certain types of time perspectives, such a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Harmful attributions: the role of mind perception - Silva C, Tsay CJ.
INTRODUCTION: Drawing from literature in social and clinical psychology, we explore mechanisms associated with the lack of empathy for people who engage in self-injurious behaviors.METHODS: Using implicit and explicit measures across three samples,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

COVID-19: Mental Health Pros Come to the Aid of Frontline Comrades COVID-19: Mental Health Pros Come to the Aid of Frontline Comrades
Psychologists, psychotherapists, and social workers in the US and Canada have formed a network to offer free psychotherapy sessions to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 2, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Coronavirus is harming the mental health of tens of millions of people in U.S., new poll finds
Nearly half say the covid-19 pandemic has had a psychological impact. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

DIY Alternatives for When Stores Are Out of Coronavirus-Fighting Products
The cyclone of panic buying that accompanied the arrival of COVID-19 continues to leave store shelves swept clear of all manner of basics. Disinfectant wipes? Gone. Toilet paper? Scarce. Hand sanitizer? Please. But in the case of most of these, there are substitutes you can buy or even do-it-yourself alternatives you can make. Here are some handy workarounds in a time of shortage. DIY hand sanitizer This was the index species in the current wave of shelf extinctions, with usually plentiful supplies of Purell gel and similar products vanishing fast. Even without sanitizers, epidemiologists stress there are three exceedingly...
Source: TIME: Health - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Virus Diaries: Chenal Family Therapy Founder Encourages Execs to Get Vulnerable
Ken Clark's business has already taken a hit, and it will get worse. But unlike too many other executives, Clark already knows techniques for navigating the psychological stress of making business decisions during a crisis. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 1, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Self-reported physical and psychological symptoms among victims and perpetrators of Arab American adolescents - Albdour M, Hong JS, Zilioli S, Lumley MA.
PROBLEM: The adverse effects of bullying victimization among adolescents have been examined extensively. However, few studies have examined how bullying perpetration affects health. Moreover, ethnic or religious minorities are particularly at risk for bull... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender moderates the association of military sexual trauma and risk for psychological distress among VA-enrolled veterans - Tannahill HS, Livingston WS, Fargo JD, Brignone E, Gundlapalli AV, Blais RK.
BACKGROUND: Military sexual trauma (MST) is associated with increased risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression diagnoses, as well as suicidal ideation/behavior (SI/B). Little is known about the differential effect of gender on the assoc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the psychological strain scales (PSS) in suicide attempters and community controls of rural China - Wei YX, Wang XT, Zhang J, Yao ZY, Liu BP, Jia CX.
This study aimed to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Chinese version ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The antecedents and consequences of psychological safety in airline firms: focusing on high-quality interpersonal relationships - Lee KH, Hyun SS, Park H, Kim K.
A comprehensive review of the literature on service creativity revealed the necessity to expand the line of creativity-based research in the service-driven industry. It also called for the creation of a survey instrument that entails high-quality interpers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Homoprejudiced violence among Chinese men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional analysis in Guangzhou, China - Wu D, Yang E, Huang W, Tang W, Xu H, Liu C, Baral S, Day S, Tucker JD.
BACKGROUND: Homoprejudiced violence, defined as physical, verbal, psychological and cyber aggression against others because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, is an important public health issue. Most homoprejudiced violence research has been... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Social determinants of psychological distress and stress in men who perpetrate family violence in Mexico City - Bola ños Ceballos F, De Keijzer B.
The social determinants of psychological distress and stress are described and analyzed in two groups of men attending reeducation programs for family violence in Mexico City. A non-experimental, descriptive, transversal study was conducted employing a qua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Tempting by design: Study reveals exposure to "food cues" increases a person's cravings
(Natural News) Ever wonder why you sometimes get cravings after seeing a picture of food, even though you know you aren’t really hungry? According to a recent study, it’s all in the mind, or more precisely, in how the mind processes food cues. According to psychologists at Dartmouth College, there is a physiological process responsible for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This way for brain tingles: ASMR gets a shiver-inducing exhibition
From cucumber-crunchers to cranial exams, YouTube is full of ASMRtists provoking the strangely pleasurable autonomous sensory meridian response. Now they ’ve got their own euphoric museum showSome whisper gently into the microphone, while tapping their nails along the spine of a book. Others take a bar of soap andslice it methodically into tiny cubes, letting the pieces clatter into a plastic tray. There are those who dress up as doctors and pretend toperform a cranial nerve exam, and the ones who eat food as noisily as they can, recording every crunch and slurp in 3D stereo sound.To an outsider, the world of ASMR vi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Wainwright Tags: Art Psychology Health & wellbeing Social trends Art and design Culture Technology Exhibitions Museums Installation Video art Sweden Painting Anxiety Alternative medicine Animal behaviour Science Life and style World Source Type: news

Self-Isolation, Meditation & Mental Health in Times of COVID-19
Most of us have never before experienced enforced self-isolation and lockdown. What can we learn from people who have voluntarily gone into isolation for prolonged periods of time? A group of people who self-isolate regularly are meditators, be it monks spending years in caves or laypersons going to silent retreats. Although there are big differences between meditation retreats and lockdowns, we can learn much from linking the two. When people begin and end meditation retreats, they often have trouble adjusting. Many experience alienation from everyday life, and some struggle with their changed role or idea of self.1 Going...
Source: Psych Central - March 31, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Christine Kupfer, PhD Tags: Anxiety Coronavirus General Loneliness Relaxation and Meditation COVID-19 Mindfulness pandemic Source Type: news

Psychological intervention and prevention programs for child and adolescent exposure to community violence: a systematic review - Ali-Saleh Darawshy N, Gewirtz A, Marsalis S.
The purpose of this article is to systematically review the existing literature regarding intervention and prevention programs that ameliorate the negative effects of exposure to community violence (ECV) on children and adolescents. Using the Preferred Rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Long-term displacement associated with health and stress among survivors of Typhoon Haiyan - Labarda CE, Jopson QDQ, Hui VK, Chan CS.
Displacement from one's home after a natural disaster results not only in physical separation from significant others but also in profound disruptions of psychological and social resources such as community support and sense of belonging. Frequent displace... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news