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A Surge in Anxiety and Depression Around the World
Even people who have not lost loved ones are struggling with the emotional burdens of the pandemic. Two groups have been most affected.
Orphaned by the Pandemic
Hundreds of thousands of children have lost primary caregivers to COVID, disrupting the safety and security of their lives, a new crisis.
Babies are wired to play -- it consumes most of their time. It's also how little ones learn. An ingenious new study shows how this happens.
Depression Linked to Insulin Resistance
Insulin resistance is a risk factor for serious health problems such as Type 2 diabetes. It also roughly doubles your risk of depression.
Too Much Time on Your Hands?
There's a sweet spot when it comes to free time: Too little of it and you're stressed. Too much, and productivity and happiness decline.
Being Heard Shapes the Brain
Seniors stay more resilient mentally if they have people they can talk things over with who really listen. How are your listening skills?
Tips to Prevent Burnout in College Students
Mental health stressors are at an all-time high for college students. These five tools can help prevent burnout, anxiety and depression.
Internet Therapy Good for Some, but Not All
Online cognitive behavioral therapy, with its on-demand capabilities, can really help those with symptoms of mild to moderate depression.
City Dwellers are Less Depressed
People who live in urban areas have to put up with traffic, pollution, and crowding. But they also tend to have happier social lives.
Give Lonely Seniors Opportunities to Socialize Ahead of Meds
Lonely seniors are more likely to feel depressed and anxious. That's why social interactions can often help them more than medications.
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