One of the many negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on our health is an alarming uptick in reported eating disorders, especially among children and teenagers. Warning: this article may include triggers.
Research by the University of Otago showed a rise in indicative male violence along with growing feelings of despondency and helplessness amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Studies show that a shorter workweek increases productivity and has a positive impact on wellbeing and the environment. What’s not to like about it?
Researchers have identified social distancing-friendly approaches to addressing loneliness during Covid-19, particularly for the elderly in nursing homes.
The number of people taking their own lives in Japan rose for the first time in over a decade last year as the pandemic reversed years of progress in combatting a stubbornly high suicide rate.
Covid-19 survivors with no previous psychiatric history have high rates of psychiatric disorders, dementia, anxiety, depression and insomnia, according to the latest study.
Kashmiris were already under lockdown for over six months before the pandemic started, and it is now triggering a mental health crisis.
Common belief "is that people with mental health conditions are bewitched, or possessed or have sinned, and as a result, they have a condition," says Kriti Sharma, senior disability rights researcher at Human Rights Watch.
The shooting has raised new questions about how police deal with people with mental health issues amid nationwide calls for police reform.
From fear of being judged by society, to financial reasons, some are afraid of sharing Covid-19 test results.
Academic, social and mental health consequences are worrying, while e-learning has likely exacerbated inequality. But shutdown might have also brought about increased independence and family benefits for children too.
The 34-year-old’s suicide sent shockwaves across Bollywood and beyond, sparking calls for mental illness to be taken more seriously.
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