Tag Archives: Mental

Demand for mental health and suicide prevention services soars during Covid-19 pandemic

Demand for mental health supports and suicide prevention services have soared across Ireland during the 13-month Covid-19 pandemic.  he revelation from Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health, Prof Ella Arensman, has verified mounting anecdotal concerns that the pandemic is having a significant mental health impact through extended isolation, lack of social interaction, financial stress… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for APRIL 2, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Dose-effect of maternal serotonin reuptake inhibitor use during pregnancy on birth outcomes: A prospective cohort study. Molenaar NM, Houtman D, Bijma HH, Brouwer ME, Burger H, Hoogendijk WJG, Bockting CLH, Kamperman AM, Lambregtse-van den Berg MP.  J Affect Disord. 2020 Apr 15;267:57-62. Maternal SRI dose at 36 weeks of gestation was significantly associated with birth… Read More »

They kill jobs, overwhelm treasuries, harm mental health but COVID lockdowns work, science suggests

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Still, for many lay people and some doctors and scientists , the question has become: Was it all worth it? Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 22, 2021  •  5 hours ago  •  6 minute read  •  380 Comments Like it or not, restricting human-to-human contact has… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 5, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Postpartum depression and infant development up to 24 months: A nationwide population-based study. Lubotzky-Gete S, Ornoy A, Grotto I, Calderon-Margalit R.  J Affect Disord. 2021 Feb 20;285:136-143.  From Israel, PPD was associated with about 1.5 times increased odds of delays in personal-social skills, including reacting to voices (OR=1.43, 95% CI: 1.22-1.67) and pointing to selected… Read More »

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 »