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.
More than 160 people across the UK have been keeping lockdown diaries as part of a new research project charting the pandemic.
The mental health impact from the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be significant. But putting a figure on the projected increase in suicides may not be accurate – and is unlikely to be helpful.
New research shows almost 20% of families caring for children with special needs were unable to buy essential medication during coronavirus.
Between 10-15% of all cells within the brain are microglia.
Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. Positive mental health involves feeling good and functioning well, and there are ways to improve even if you don't have a mental illness.
Spending some time outdoors can help restore mental well-being, but physical distancing remains important during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
With the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, veterans who were already lacking adequate benefits and resources are now in deeper trouble.
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.
I entered this world expecting a fight for acceptance in a dog-eat-dog enclave of hyper masculine brutality. I was wrong.
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.
New research with survivors of sexual violence who have been forced to migrate reveals difficulties of COVID-19 lockdowns.
A new review assesses the potential long-term psychological impact of COVID-19.
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?
New funding aims to fend off a wave of mental ill-health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. We don't know how severe that wave will be, but we do know financial hardship is a huge risk factor.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, missteps in transitioning the incarcerated back to their communities places this already vulnerable populace at greater risk of getting and transmitting the virus.
A survey conducted in early April reveals that, even in lockdown, fewer than 3% of people were feeling only negative emotions.
The relevance of digital technologies in maintaining mental health has never been greater. However, many have not been scientifically proven and their effectiveness is unknown.