The uncertainty, stress and isolation of the coronavirus pandemic are the ingredients for a perfect "anxiety stew." Here are some steps you can take to manage your mental health.
Pregnancy can be stressful at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic.
People who used strains with higher levels of THC were two times more likely to have anxiety – and four times more likely to report problems from their use.
A mental health crisis has begun, as social isolation from the coronavirus and loss of jobs, income and loved ones have left people reeling. A transformation of care is badly needed.
Going back to school can be tough for children who suffer from social anxiety.
Experts recommend adopted children be told about their origins, no matter how difficult the circumstances, but doing so is tricky for adoptive parents.
Particularly for people with social anxiety, the prospect of reconnecting with the outside world could be daunting. But there are things you can do to make the transition a little easier.
There comes a point when we just have to let it go and give up control.
Physical activity can help people manage the stress of COVID-19, but closures and distancing have made it even harder to exercise. These researchers are developing a free toolkit to help us all cope.
How do you know if your fears of coronavirus are out of control? And what can you do about it?
COVID-19 patients are spending weeks in intensive care units, isolated and alone, knowing they have a disease that doctors don't fully understand. It's a recipe for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Health-care professionals are tasked with a professional responsibility of responding to the health and well-being of the people for whom they care. But what about their well-being?
Parents may try to shield children from information about COVID-19, but their important questions need answering.
Emotions and feelings can be thought of as judgments: considered responses to what is happening.
A survey conducted in early April reveals that, even in lockdown, fewer than 3% of people were feeling only negative emotions.
Penn State Laureate William Doan found solace in a daily act that has benefits scientists are just beginning to understand.
As we return to work, the stress and anxiety from COVID-19 won't go away. Our experts have some tips on how to handle the new normal.
While there have been spikes across the board, some groups are suffering more than others.
Anxiety and loneliness affect many people at the best of times. The pandemic-induced isolation and stress won't be helping, but cities can do many things to improve the 'emotional climate'.
During times of stress and anxiety we either dream more or remember our dreams more often, as a way of coping with challenging circumstances and new information.