Tag Archives: Mental

Mental health professionals provide 5 ways to limit your election anxiety

Health Opinions If you feel like you’ve been in a 10-round fight during this election cycle, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, nearly 70 percent of people say that they are experiencing a significant amount of election anxiety — up from 52 percent in 2016. The COVID-19 pandemic—coupled… Read More »

Next MGH Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts November: Register Today

We completed our first MGH Women’s Mental Health online CME program in the Fall of 2019, and we are so excited to offer our next round of the course beginning in November 2020. Thank you for those who have participated in past cycles! The next course begins on November 2nd, and registration is available through… Read More »

Mental Health Tips for Kids

Learn mental health tips for kids to support them through challenges. It’s evident that 2020 has not been an easy year for families, and kids especially have struggled with the grief and uncertainty caused by living through a pandemic. While some families have banded together this year, others have become more acutely aware of issues… Read More »

Roundup: NHS COVID-19 app shows phantom alerts, digital interventions for children’s mental health and more briefs

NHS COVID APP SHOWS PHANTOM ALERT Users have complained of ‘scary and confusing’ pop up alerts from the NHS COVID-19 app, suggesting exposure to the virus and then disappearing. The messages read: “Possible COVID-19 exposure. Someone you were near reported having COVID-19. Exposure date, duration and signal strength have been saved.” It was later revealed that… Read More »

Prenatal Pot Use Impacts Kid’s Future Mental Health

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers who smoke pot in pregnancy could increase their baby’s risk for mental or emotional problems later in childhood, a new study finds. Marijuana use during pregnancy was associated with a host of problems in the preteen years, researchers report. Children exposed… Read More »

Fitness gap: physical versus mental

It’s often been said that first impressions are important: that people are quick to assess and judge; that most people will accept another person on face value; that what you see is what you get. In our heads we know that to be wrong, but our hearts push us in a different direction. As a… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MAY 16, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The association between labor epidural analgesia and postpartum depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Almeida M, Kosman KA, Kendall MC, De Oliveira GS.  BMC Womens Health. 2020 May 11;20(1):99.   Free Article Of the 148 studies available, 9 studies with 4442 patients were included in the analysis. The use of labor analgesia on positive depression… Read More »