Psychologists report increases in those seeking care for anxiety, depression and substance use and no capacity for treating new patients.
Colorado says yes to medical use of ‘magic mushrooms’
Nov 14, 2022
Colorado voters approved a measure to make the medical use of ‘magic mushrooms’ legal, paving the way for its use in treating several mental health disorders.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction safe, effective for anxiety disorders
Nov 10, 2022
In a randomized study, mindfulness-based stress reduction is noninferior to escitalopram.
Gaps exist in studying impact of mental health hotlines
Oct 28, 2022
Veteran hotlines typically reached older men.
Whole lotta stress
Lois A. Bowers
Oct 24, 2022
What would you give to have less stress? A new survey gives employers something to consider.
Surgeon general: Workplaces can be ‘engines for mental health and well-being’
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Oct 21, 2022
Employers need to take steps to protect the mental health and well-being of their employees, according to the 30-page Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being released Thursday.
Mental health impact of COVID-19 pandemic examined
Oct 18, 2022
In the first two months of the pandemic, depression and anxiety worsened on average; a linear link was seen between worsening symptoms and increasing case numbers.
Psychotic disorders may raise risk for later dementia
Oct 18, 2022
The dementia risk more than doubled compared with people without psychotic disorders.
Resilience may improve health of older adults with T2DM
Oct 13, 2022
Psychological resilience was associated with better physical function and quality of life.
Suicide risk up for some patients in whom dementia is diagnosed
Oct 04, 2022
The suicide risk was higher for those in whom dementia was diagnosed before age 65 years, those within the first three months of diagnosis and those with a psychiatric comorbidity.