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Tag Archive | #Virus

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Did Not Affect #MentalHealth the Way You Think

The world’s psychological immune system turned out to be more robust than expected. By Lara Aknin, Jamil Zaki, and Elizabeth Dunn 6:30 AM ETSHARE About the authors: Lara Aknin is a psychology professor at Simon Fraser University and the chair of the #MentalHealth and Wellbeing Task Force for The Lancet’s #COVID-19 Commission. Jamil Zaki is a professor of psychology at Stanford University and the director of the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – People Living With #HIV/AIDS Have A Significantly Higher Risk Of #Suicide

Penn State College of Medicine researchers found that people living with #HIV and #AIDS are more likely to have suicidal thoughts and die from #suicide than members of the general population. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – How #Churches Can Respond To The #Covid-19 #MentalHealth Crisis

by Kate Scanlon With concerns that #suicide rates are rising in #communitiesofcolor during the #pandemic, Catholic #mentalhealth workers say the Church can play a key role in response. Claire Shynett, coordinator of the Houston chapter of the Association of Catholic #MentalHealth Ministers, told CNA in an interview that #churches are critical to reaching people struggling […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthProfessionals Sound The Alarm On #COVID-19’s Continuing Impact

BY SARAH BLAZONIS TAMPA —As research sheds more light on the role #COVID-19 plays in #mentalhealthissues, Tampa Bay #mentalhealthprofessionals say they continue to see the impact of the #pandemic and the #virus itself on #patients. What You Need To Know USF psychiatry chair says the more severe the #COVID case, the more serious #mentalhealthissues can beVirus […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Demand For #MentalHealth And #SuicidePrevention Services Soars During #Covid-19 #Pandemic

#Mentalhealth impacted by a number of factors during #Covid crisis Ralph Riegel   Demand for #mentalhealth supports and #suicideprevention services have soared across Ireland during the 13-month #Covid-19 #pandemic.  The revelation from Ireland’s first Professor of Public #MentalHealth, Prof Ella Arensman, has verified mounting anecdotal concerns that the #pandemic is having a significant #mentalhealth impact through […]

 #JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Fallout: #Depression, #Anxiety Rise Nationwide

Moudud Ahmmed Sujan The number of #adults suffering from #depression and #anxiety has increased in the country during the #Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study by the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth (NIMH). In a survey, 46 percent of the #patients suffering from different types of #mentalhealthissues have reported suffering from #depression as well, while 33 percent have reported […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalhealthProfessionals Are The Ones Taking Care Of Us: Who’s Taking Care Of Them?

USA TODAY spoke with half a dozen #mentalhealth workers who told us the #pandemic has been the most challenging year of their professional lives. Alia E. Dastagir, When a world in #pandemic shut down, the #mentalhealthprofessionals did not. They kept working, many more than ever, counseling patients on how to survive something they’d never seen […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Fears #MentalHealthCrisis Is Being Fueled By #Coronavirus And #Isolation

One man attempted #suicide after partner’s death, while calls for help have increased A grieving #man struggling to cope after his partner died found the #socialisolation brought on by the #coronavirus #pandemic left him feeling suicidal. David Marsland, 49, is originally from Darlington but moved to Liverpool nine years ago after meeting Barbara online. When Barbara died […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Surge of #Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas #Schools To Reopen

Firmly linking #teen suicides to #school closings is difficult, but rising #mentalhealth emergencies and #suicide rates point to the toll the #pandemic lockdown is taking. By Erica L. Green The reminders of #pandemic-driven suffering among #students in Clark County, Nev., have come in droves. Since #schools shut their doors in March, an early-warning system that monitors […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Youth Suicides And #MentalHealthDisorders On The Rise Amid #Pandemic #Depression

Genevieve Leigh Just three days before his 13th birthday, Hayden Hunstable died by #suicide in his bedroom in Aledo, Texas. He died in April, in the early months of the #COVID-19 #pandemic. Hayden’s father attributed his son’s death to the #pandemic, which suddenly turned his life upside-down. “This is a kid who loved life, was […]

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