Don’t let feelings overwhelm you

According to Brackett, there are five broad categories of strategies of emotional regulation By Aruna Sankaranarayanan In my previous article, I discussed how we can traverse the crests and troughs of life more smoothly if we learn to regulate our emotions. Instead of falling prey to our feelings, we can choose how we respond to them, … Read more

Pandemic Is Leading to More Depression for Pregnant Women

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Depression and other mental health problems have become much more common among pregnant women and new mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic, an international study finds. Researchers noted that mental health issues can harm not only a woman’s own health but also affect … Read more

Anxiety at Work: A Career-Busting Condition

Katrina Gay always worried about her on-the-job performance, but she used the anxiety to her advantage by pushing herself to produce quality work. After the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, however, she felt a little less in control. “I would wake up in the middle of the night and my heart would be racing. … Read more

Exploring the Natural Benefits of Ecotherapy

Maurie Lung, PhD, was in second grade when she realized what she wanted to do when she grew up. “When I went away to summer camp, my little Strawberry Shortcake diary said, ‘When I grow up, I want to help people in the outdoors,’” Lung says. And that’s exactly what she does today. Lung oversees … Read more

Taking Aim at Coach, Doctor Sex Abuse on Campuses

Stephen Snyder-Hill, author, activist, retired Army major, dietitian, Columbus, OH. Ohio Department of Public Safety: “Closing Report, Governor’s Working Group on Reviewing of the Medical Board’s Handling of the Investigation Involving Richard Strauss,” “Working Group on Reviewing of the Medical Board’s Handling of the Investigation Involving Richard Strauss Delivers Closing Report.” Ryan Christopher Mast, DO, … Read more

My Spouse Is Depressed: Tips on How to Help and Cope

How do you know if your spouse is depressed, and what can you do to help? There are some healthy ways to encourage your partner to seek therapy, open up about their emotions, and work together to help them deal with depression. Signs Your Spouse Is Depressed Sudden changes in your spouse’s everyday habits or … Read more

1 in 3 Have Neurological, Psychiatric Problems Post-COVID

WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Doctors are seeing such cases around the world: About a third of COVID-19 patients go on to develop “long-haul” neurological or psychiatric conditions months after being infected, new research shows. The findings suggest a link between COVID-19 and a higher risk for later mental health and neurological … Read more

Many Kids With Mental Health Issues Go Untreated

By Sarah Collins HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Over half of high-risk children in the United States are not receiving behavioral health services critical to their mental, emotional and physical well-being, new research warns. “It’s a pretty simple and kind of widely agreed upon finding that there are a lot of … Read more

Students Try to Cope as Pandemic Strains Mental Health

*Sarah, Washington, DC. *Hudson, California. Kelly Davis, associate vice president of peer and youth advocacy, Mental Health America, Alexandria, VA. Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, associate professor, Department of Economics; faculty fellow, Carolina Population Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Laura S. Gray, PhD, clinical psychologist, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. Khadijah Booth Watkins, MD, psychiatrist; … Read more

As the pandemic fades, some Americans are anxious about a return to normal

When David Dudovitz ventured out of his New York apartment to get his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, it was only the fourth time he had left his apartment since the pandemic began Courtesy of David Dudovitz When David Dudovitz ventured out to get his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine last week, it … Read more