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Study finds 47% of US critical care nurses at risk of PTSD

When it comes to facing the COVID pandemic, healthcare professionals were at the frontline and new research suggests that 47% of critical care nurses are at risk of PTSD.
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The stress of making diabetes decisions

Cyndi Williams, Co-Founder and CEO of Quin, explores the stress of making diabetes decisions when it comes to injecting insulin.
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New mothers twice as likely to have post-natal depression during pandemic

During the first COVID lockdown, almost half of women with babies aged six months or younger experienced post-natal depression, according to UCL researchers.
Mental health within social care

Mental health within social care: Supporting carer and client alike

Peter Seldon, CEO, Consultus Care and Nursing, explores the impact of COVID-19 and mental health within social care settings and what best practices can be adopted to support both carers and clients.
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The connection between art and mental health during lockdown

Here, Deirdre Figueiredo, MBE and Director of Craftspace, discusses the relationship between art, community and mental health during lockdown.
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Research finds serotonin increase after three month depression treatment

A team at the Karolinska Institutet found that some patients who recovered by accessing depression treatment showed an increase in their average level of serotonin transporter.
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Mental Health Awareness week: Working effectively and sustainably

Ahead of Mental Health Awareness week, industry experts discuss what employers can do to support employee wellbeing through remote working and beyond.
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Study finds remote learning students get less sleep at night

Scientists found that remote learning students sleep patterns have changed, with most sleeping 30 minutes later than normal.
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Report finds UK social care system will “collapse” without unpaid carers

The Social Care 360 Report finds that unpaid carers contributed time worth £400 million to the UK social care system - daily, since the COVID-19 pandemic begun.
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One in five UK adults experienced depression during lockdown

According to new ONS data, one in five adults experienced some form of depression during lockdown - more than double the pre-pandemic rate.
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53% of cancer patients are experiencing loneliness during the pandemic

According to a new study, more than half (53%) of adult cancer patients have been experiencing loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Partners of people with schizophrenia & bipolar suffer psychological issues

Almost half of the parents who have children together with a parent with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder suffer from psychological issues themselves.
Glandular fever

Glandular fever increases the risk of depression

A new study from iPSYCH has found a correlation between glandular fever and an increased risk of depression.

HIPTeens – improving the sexual health of teens

Our purpose is simple: helping girls reach their potential through robust research and practical application for sexual and mental health
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Frequent internet use improved mental health during lockdown

A new study from the University of Surrey has found that frequent internet use by older people during lockdown improved the quality of their mental health.
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Scientists find link between emotional regulation and PTSD

Researchers believe that they have found a PTSD marker in the brain region associated with emotional regulation - with the marker being strongest in people with "impaired executive dysfunction".
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Astronauts learn mental health strategies in Antarctic before space

Astronauts need mental health strategies that work as they drift in space with isolation, confinement and strange light-dark cycles - so they go to the Antarctic.
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Mark Zuckerberg to create “Instagram for children” aged under 13

International child protection groups are speaking out about leaked plans for Facebook to create an "Instagram for children" - a separate version of the app, which would target children under the age of 13.
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Can we stop young people falling into criminal gangs?

Marco Fiorentino, director of justice & enforcement at Northgate Public Services explores a digital approach to protect young people from crime.
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CBD oil for ADHD: What the research shows

CBD oil is popular for its wide-ranging therapeutic benefits, but what about its effects on ADHD? Here’s what the research shows.

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