One thing that makes the current situation unique is that it is not a single event in a specific place and time. Humour is a coping strategy.
Nurses on the front lines of a pandemic need education, training and institutional support.
Instead of waiting for a crisis to seek help, new college students should proactively devise plans to ensure their mental health and well-being, a psychologist says.
Nearly 90% of emergency service staff have experienced stress, low mood and poor mental health.
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.
A survey of 500 adults in the US provides a snapshot of the ways people are dealing with life during a pandemic and how well they think they're doing.
To boost your immune defenses against corona and other viruses, one of the most effective things you can do is maintain your natural circadian rhythms. Here's how to do that.
You can't ask a child to sit still for 45 minutes and focus on their breath. But mindfulness activities can be adapted for children – and they might come in handy during these stressful times.
Sleep supports our immune function and helps us deal with stress. During this uncertain time, making sleep a priority is more than self-care – it's essential.
'Post-traumatic growth' can make us stronger, more resilient and empathetic.
Stress, loss, loneliness and isolation are key factors in clinical depression, which affects millions. The US was unprepared for COVID-19 – will it remain unprepared for its medical aftermath?
The uncertainty and instability around coronavirus can exacerbate existing mental health problems or contribute to new ones. But there are things you can do to reduce your risk of mental ill health.
Faced with uncertain and anxious times, brains send out instructions to start stockpiling supplies – whether you're a person facing a pandemic, or a rodent prepping for a long winter.
Go on! Read a good book, tickle your kids, pick a flower from your garden. We need to savour these tiny moments of pleasure to ease the stress we all face.
The immune system can respond to stress in ways that harm health. But there's a stress-buster that can help keep you calm and healthy: exercise.
Apart from their functional purpose, products can also impact how we feel, both about ourselves and our situation.
Chemical changes in the brain associated with chronic stress can put our cognition and mood under serious strain.
Daily recovery can not only relieve burnout – it may also prevent it in the first place.
A psychologist explains how to get a grip on anxiety triggered by COVID-19.
A review of evidence found that sitting or walking in nature for 10 to 20 minutes could benefits student mental health.