Meeting the psychological needs of people with learning/intellectual disabilities, and their families and staff, BPS
People with learning/intellectual disabilities in the UK are experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic in different ways. Their responses will vary across time as the situation continues to unfold. This document provides guidance on how to address the psychological needs of people with learning/intellectual disabilities, as well as the needs of their families and associated care staff. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: Psychological assessment undertaken remotely, BPS
These guidelines apply to UK practitioner psychologists conducting psychological assessments of individuals under the specific restrictions in practice which are in place during the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychological adjustment during multiple transitions between childhood and adolescence - Gniewosz G, Gniewosz B.
Based on the temporal framework of transition experiences, this study tested time-graded patterns of family resource effects on children's and early adolescents' psychological adjustment during a time of multiple transitions. Using data of a longitudinal s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Workplace violence and health in human service industries: a systematic review of prospective and longitudinal studies - Nyberg A, Kecklund G, Hanson LM, Rajaleid K.
OBJECTIVES: To provide systematically evaluated evidence of prospective associations between exposure to physical, psychological and gender-based violence and health among healthcare, social care and education workers. METHODS: The guidelines on Preferre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Strategies for Treating Youth and Young Adult Anxiety Strategies for Treating Youth and Young Adult Anxiety
Psychologist Anne Marie Albano, PhD, discusses how clinicians and parents can help"'problem-solve"'childhood anxiety and avoidance. (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Expert Interview Source Type: news

Quarantine of the Covid-19 pandemic in suicide: a psychological autopsy - Aquila I, Sacco MA, Ricci C, Gratteri S, Ricci P.
The epidemiology of suicide has identified numerous psychiatric and occupational risk factors. The circumstances surrounding a suicide are fundamental to determining whether its characteristics will play a crucial role in the decision-making process. The s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Moral injury and suicide ideation among Israeli combat veterans: the contribution of self-forgiveness and perceived social support - Levi-Belz Y, Dichter N, Zerach G.
Modern warfare within a civilian setting may expose combatants to severe moral challenges. Whereas most of these challenges are handled effectively, some potentially morally injurious events (PMIEs) may have deleterious psychological, spiritual, and interp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A randomized controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy for psychological distress among persons with traumatic brain injury - Sander AM, Clark AN, Arciniegas DB, Tran K, Leon-Novelo L, Ngan E, Bogaards J, Sherer M, Walser R.
Psychological distress is common in persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) but treatments remain underdeveloped. This randomized controlled trial of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) was designed to address this gap. Ninety-three persons with medi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological pain and previous suicide attempts in young adults: results with the Portuguese version of the Psychache Scale - Campos RC, Holden RR.
In this study, we tested whether the unbearable pain scale of the Psychache Scale provides value for the statistical prediction of a previous suicide attempt; we evaluated whether psychological pain has incremental value in the statistical pred... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Research on the relationships between psychological problems and school bullying and non-suicidal self-injury among rural primary and middle school students in developing areas of China - Li X, Chen F, Lin Y, Jia Z, Tucker W, He J, Cui L, Yuan Z.
(1) Purpose: To analyze the role of psychological problems in connection with school bullying and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) among rural primary and middle school students in developing areas of China. (2) Methods: A multi-stage, stratified, cluster r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Racial discrimination trajectories predicting psychological well-being: from emerging adulthood to adulthood - Lee DB, Anderson RE, Hope MO, Zimmerman MA.
Perceived racial discrimination (PRD) has been documented as a risk factor for worse psychological well-being among African Americans. Yet, most researchers have not examined how trajectories of PRD during emerging adulthood shape psychological well-being ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Measures of adult psychological resilience following early-life adversity: how congruent are different measures? - Nishimi K, Choi KW, Cerutti J, Powers A, Bradley B, Dunn EC.
BACKGROUND: Psychological resilience - positive psychological adaptation in the context of adversity - is defined and measured in multiple ways across disciplines. However, little is known about whether definitions capture the same underlying construct and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

She Documented the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. But Filming Inside a Hospital Battling Coronavirus in Her Native Italy Was a Tougher Challenge
Patients lie motionless in a hospital ICU ward, as doctors hurry around their beds. The patients’ faces are concealed by ventilators; the doctors’ by masks. The death rate is rising so quickly that doctors can no longer keep count. “The beds don’t even have time to cool before they are taken up by other patients,” says ICU nurse Cristina Pilati. Yet over the sound of stretchers rolling and monitors beeping, Pilati starts singing the lyrics of ‘Angel’ as she cares for a teenage boy in the ICU. ‘Spend all your time waiting, for that second chance,’ she sings. ‘For a...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Londontime Source Type: news

Health Ranger warns that mandatory vaccines are MEDICAL RAPE and a form of felony assault with a deadly weapon
(Natural News) Mandatory vaccines are “medical rape” in the sense that they violate your body against your consent, causing physical and psychological harm or even death. Those who advocate mandatory vaccines are medical rapists who are, in effect, committing acts of felony violence against an individual. (See full video, below.) Medical choice is a pillar... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Features of psychological reactions induced by perampanel: a case report - Yamada SM, Tomita Y, Takaya Y.
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE: Perampanel, an anticonvulsant, might induce psychological reactions. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 70-year-old woman, who had been taking 2500  mg/day levetiracetam, complained of right-hand minor-convulsion. Perampanel of 2 mg/day was ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Radio: The medium that is best dealing with the COVID-19 crisis
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona) During lockdown, the Media Psychology Lab, directed by Emma Rodero, a lecturer with the UPF Department of Communication, has conducted a study on the listening habits, consumption, credibility and psychological impact of the radio in the COVID-19 crisis. Everything indicates that radio sets the bar quite high with its treatment of the crisis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women told more white lies in evaluations than men: Study
(Cornell University) Women are more likely to be given inaccurate performance feedback, according to new research by Lily Jampol, Ph.D. '14, and Vivian Zayas, associate professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fear of missing out (FOMO): overview, theoretical underpinnings, and literature review on relations with severity of negative affectivity and problematic technology use - Elhai JD, Yang H, Montag C.
This article discusses the fear of missing out (FOMO) on rewarding experiences, an important psychological construct in contemporary times. We present an overview of the FOMO construct and its operational definition and measurement. Then, we review recent ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Appraisals of disability and psychological adjustment in veterans with spinal cord injuries - Russell M, Ames H, Dunn C, Beckwith S, Holmes SA.
Context/Objective: Following a spinal cord injury or disability (SCI/D), cognitive appraisals are a marker of psychological adjustment. The present study evaluated the clinical utility and discriminant validity of the Appraisals of DisAbility Primar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Inversion of traditional gender roles and intimate partner violence against pregnant women - Ribeiro MRC, Silva AAMD, Schraiber LB, Murray J, Alves MTSSBE, Batista RFL, Rodrigues LDS, Bettiol H, Cavalli RC, Barbieri MA.
This study analyzed the association between the inversion of traditional gender roles and exclusive psychological and physical/sexual intimate partner violence, in a cross-sectional study of Brazilian pregnant women, identified through prenatal services in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Social suffering and the psychological impact of structural violence and economic oppression in an ongoing conflict setting: the Gaza Strip - Hammad J, Tribe R.
Structural violence and economic oppression (e.g. control over resources, politically engineered poverty and unemployment) are common features of warfare, yet there is a lack of research exploring the impact this has on civilian wellbeing in conflict-affec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Suicide risk, psychological distress and treatment preferences in men presenting with prototypical, externalising and mixed depressive symptomology - Zajac IT, Rice S, Proeve M, Kealy D, Oliffe JL, Ogrodniczuk JS.
Background: The prevalence of depression in men is significantly lower than women despite male suicide being higher. Therefore, improving the understanding and detection of depression in men is an important research and clinical aim.Aims: To ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

How to Maintain Motivation in a Pandemic
“Doing what’s meaningful — acting on what really matters to a person — is the antidote to burnout.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Psychology and Psychologists Quarantines Altruism Frankl, Viktor E Goleman, Daniel Murthy, Vivek H Source Type: news

Study on body posture: Can powerful poses improve self-confidence in children?
(Martin-Luther-Universit ä t Halle-Wittenberg) A dominant body posture may help children to feel more confident in school. These are the findings of a new study by psychologists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and the Otto Friedrich University of Bamberg. The study was recently published in the journal 'School Psychology International' and provides initial evidence that simple poses can help students feel better at school. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dreams and nightmares inspired by COVID-19
From tidal waves consuming New York City to toilet paper nightmares, reports of apocalyptic, frightening or just plain bizarre pandemic-driven dreams are everywhere. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks about anxiety-fueled dreams with Harvard psychologist Deirdre Barrett, who has collected thousands of pandemic dreams and nightmares as part of a study of our sleep-state responses to coronavirus; Mississippi State University professor Michael Nadorff; and poet Jackie Wang and artist Sandra Haynes, whose dreams have provided metaphorical stories of fear and triumph. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Would you dare to dye your partner's hair?
As grey roots appear, imagine the plight of a wary partner asked to stand in for the experts … A cautionary taleRecently, my wife has started walking towards me and bowing her head, as if in penitence. In fact, she ’s showing me the roots of her hair. “Howdsit look?” she asks.Yesterday, she sent me an email from her “office” in the kitchen to mine in the converted loft upstairs. This contained a web link, with no explanation. I clicked the link. It took me to a very long article in AmericanVogue,“How Hair Salons Will be Transformed by the Global Pandemic”, about what hair sa...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: John-Paul Flintoff Tags: Women's hair Family Coronavirus outbreak Beauty Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

‘I Can’t Turn My Brain Off’: PTSD and Burnout Threaten Medical Workers
Before Covid-19, health care workers were already vulnerable to depression and suicide. Mental health experts now fear even more will be prone to trauma-related disorders. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Anxiety and Stress Fear (Emotion) Mental Health and Disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Psychology and Psychologists Hospitals Nursing and Nurses Emotions Depression (Mental) ChristianaCare Source Type: news

The emotional and psychiatric problems of adolescents on parole whose parents are substance users: A Brazilian cross-sectional study - Perruci LG, Diehl A, da Silveira BV, Teixeira JA, Souza J, Miasso AI, Dos Santos PL, dos Santos MA, de Souza RM, Pillon SC, Wagstaff C.
The aim of this study is to evaluate the associations between having parents with substance use problems, and having suffered neglect within the family, and behavioral problems (psychological and drug use) among adolescents. All the participants were enrol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What do we know about child sexual abuse? Myths and truths in Spain - Ferragut M, Rueda P, Cerezo MV, Ortiz-Tallo M.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a terrible type of maltreatment that can have serious physical and psychological consequences for victims. These consequences include shame and are often taboo in conversation, which makes CSA very difficult to see. Therefore, m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Do people living in disadvantaged circumstances receive different mental health treatments than those from less disadvantaged backgrounds? - Giebel C, Corcoran R, Goodall M, Campbell N, Gabbay M, Daras K, Barr B, Wilson T, Kullu C.
BACKGROUND: Socio-economic status (SES) has been linked to treatment outcomes for mental health problems, whilst little to no literature has explored the effects of SES on access to both medication and psychological therapy. The aim of this study was to ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Not all world leaders use Twitter in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: impact of the way of Angela Merkel on psychological distress, behaviour and risk perception - Teufel M, Schweda A, D örrie N, Musche V, Hetkamp M, Weismüller B, Lenzen H, Stettner M, Kohler H, Bäuerle A, Skoda EM.
At a time of growing governmental restrictions and 'physical distancing' in order to decelerate the spread of COVID-19, psychological challenges are increasing. Social media plays an important role in maintaining social contact as well as exerting politica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The usefulness of pre-employment and pre-deployment psychological screening for disaster relief workers: a systematic review - Opie E, Brooks S, Greenberg N, Rubin GJ.
BACKGROUND: Individuals who conduct disaster relief work overseas are exposed to a variety of traumatic events that can cause distress and trigger psychological illnesses. Identification of which disaster relief workers may be at risk of experiencing psych... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Emotional distress among suicide survivors: the moderating role of self-forgiveness - Levi-Belz Y, Gilo T.
Grief after suicide entails unique challenges and difficulties, such as intense feelings of anger and guilt, as well as various psychological risks. The current study examined the contribution of self-forgiveness (SF) to emotional distress (e.g., depressed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological assessment tools utilized in sports injury treatment outcomes research: a review - Everhart JS, Harris K, Chafitz A, Kirven JC, Abouljoud M, Schiele S, Emery C, Flanigan DC.
The use of self-report psychological assessment tools in outcomes research has become increasingly frequent, though many sports medicine providers and researchers are unfamiliar with these instruments. We conducted a systematic search of the sports medicin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological intervention with upper extremity injured patients in a multidisciplinary hand center - Grunert BK.
Work-related upper extremity injuries result in significant functional and psychological symptoms. Early psychological intervention in an interdisciplinary setting is highly effective in promoting adjustment to these injuries. Patients can simultaneously h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Violence against women in life: study among primary care users - Santos IBD, Leite FMC, Amorim MHC, Maciel PMA, Gigante DP.
This article aims to estimate the prevalence and factors associated with intimate partner violence among primary care users. Cross-sectional study with women aged 20 to 59 years. Physical, sexual and psychological violence was screened by the World Health ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Resistance to collective victimization and oppression - Vollhardt JR, Okuyan M, Ünal H.
Social psychological research on resistance has mostly been limited to collective action: collective, overt, organized, material resistance. However, people targeted by collective violence and oppression engage in many other resistance strategies, includin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Infertility and psychological and social health of Iranian infertile women: a systematic review - Zarif Golbar Yazdi H, Aghamohammadian Sharbaf H, Kareshki H, Amirian M.
Objective: Infertility influences various emotional, psychological, social, and relational aspects of women's lives. By employing a systematic review on the papers published in this field, this study aimed to identify the consequences of infertility... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

How to get to sleep: Place this 'lover's scent' over your pillow to promote sleep
HOW TO get to sleep: Both physical and psychological factors can play a role in sleep loss. A new study found a way to combine the two to aid sleep loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bypassing the waitlist: examining barriers and facilitators of help-line utilization among college students with depression symptoms - Lueck JA, Poe M.
This study identified the psychological determinants of utilizing a help-line and examined potential bar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

These therapists are using TikTok to help you get through the pandemic
In one 15-second clip on TikTok, clinical psychologist Dr. Julie Smith can be seen dancing while text encourages people not to compare their isolation to others. In another 60-second video, Smith breaks down five ways to tackle anxiety, including slow breathing techniques. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autism in Childhood May Up Risk for Later Eating Disorders
FRIDAY, May 15, 2020 -- Greater autistic social traits in childhood could be a risk factor for the development of disordered eating in adolescence, according to a study published online May 3 in the Journal of Child Psychology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When to Release the Lockdown? A Wellbeing Framework for Analysing Costs and Benefits, Institute of Labour Economics
It is politicians who have to decide when to release the lockdown, and how to do this. In the case of Covid-19, one has to compare the economic benefits of releasing the lockdown with the social and psychological benefits, and then compare the total of these with the increase in deaths that would result from an early exit. This paper proposes a way of doing this more systematically. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science around coronavirus is still evolving, and that has left some feeling frustrated and skeptical
Skepticism about the coronavirus pandemic is not widespread, but psychologists say there are several reasons some people have doubts - including inconsistent messaging about public health measures and frustration with prolonged shutdowns of the economy. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

Online romance scams: A modern form of fraud
(Bentham Science Publishers) This paper presents a scoping review of the quantitative and qualitative evidence on this issue, focusing on epidemiological aspects, relational dynamics, and the psychological characteristics of victims and scammers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Essential Workers Are Losing Their ‘Hazard Pay’ Even As the Pandemic Rages On
(Bloomberg) — The hazard pay is disappearing. The hazard is not. Some essential employees across the U.S. have received bonuses or pay bumps to compensate for the risk that comes with clocking in at supermarkets, hospitals and other crowded workplaces during a pandemic. Now companies are walking back those wage increases, even as the threat of Covid-19 lingers. This weekend, Kroger Co. is rescinding the $2 raise it gave to store and warehouse workers. Target Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. will follow later this month, with other firms charting similar moves. The planned cutbacks have rankled unions, employees and customer...
Source: TIME: Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anders Melin and Ben Steverman / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Linking childhood maltreatment and psychological symptoms: the role of social support, coping styles, and self-esteem in adolescents - Wang S, Xu H, Zhang S, Yang R, Li D, Sun Y, Wan Y, Tao F.
Psychological symptoms are common among adolescents in China, which are associated with various negative consequences. There has been a pressing need for additional research of factors responsible for the occurrence of psychological symptoms during this de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Stresses of the Way We Work Now
What vocational psychologists can teach us about the new ways of working. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi Tags: Anxiety and Stress Quarantine (Life and Culture) Labor and Jobs Mental Health and Disorders Health Insurance and Managed Care Unemployment Shutdowns (Institutional) Telecommuting Quarantines Psychology and Psychologists Coronavirus (20 Source Type: news

UN chief warns psychological suffering from virus is growing
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging governments, civil society and health authorities to urgently address mental health needs arising from the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Psychological Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Crisis
Source: Stanford University. Published: 5/14/2020. Unique questions and the standardized Perceived Stress Scale are used to assess psychological stress due to remote work during the COVID-19 crisis. The purpose is to measure the level of stress during this time and characterize it according to location, gender, income, and other factors. It includes confidential survey questions about homeschooling, dependent care, full-time remote work, and social distancing. Population: Adults only Length: 37 questions Time to Complete: 8-10 minutes Administered by: Self Administered Language(s): English, Spanish French, Italian, J...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news