People who hear voices are six times more likely to feel lonely.
Traumatic experiences (usually of shame or defeat) lead many people across the globe to cut themselves off from social contact and withdraw from society.
Why structured contact with nature, rolled out with government support, will go a long way to solving the psychological distress of coronavirus.
Lockdowns have a key role in controlling COVID-19 but we must be aware of the risks of isolating people who are vulnerable to suicidal distress.
During the last years of her life, Dickinson endured a relentless succession of deaths. And yet the poet was able to confront the depths of loss with courage and hope.
There are a number of things you should do, including keeping the person with COVID-19 isolated, and cleaning regularly.
The social isolation older adults are experiencing as they try to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic is raising new mental health risks, but people can take steps to protect themselves.
When home and work life look the same, events tend to blur into a single unmemorable blob. And that's when we start to forget things.
Working from home in the long run could be better for your health, or it could also be worse. It depends on how your employer supports you.
Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
People are turning to quarantine bubbles as a way to see friends and family while limiting the risk from the coronavirus. Research shows that this can work, but it's not easy to be in a quaranteam.
In a system that treats people as objects to be counted, chained, searched and assigned a number, art is a way for prisoners to reassert their agency – and reclaim their lives.
Even those of us spared the worst of COVID-19 are missing our favorite pastimes, places and people. But pleasure can also take unexpected new forms in a pandemic.
Spending some time outdoors can help restore mental well-being, but physical distancing remains important during the coronavirus pandemic.
How do you know if your fears of coronavirus are out of control? And what can you do about it?
Emotions and feelings can be thought of as judgments: considered responses to what is happening.
When we sing together, our social brains are activated to produce oxytocin, which makes us feel more connected.
Is it safe to nip out for milk? Should I download the COVIDSafe app? Is it OK to wear my pyjamas in a Zoom meeting? All these extra decisions are taking their toll.
Learning from the example of spiritual retreats.
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'.