• Essential coaching for mothers during COVID-19

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Pregnancy and childbirth are especially high-risk periods for mental ill-health. The mobile health program called Essential Coaching for Every Mother was designed to meet the needs of mothers during this critical time, but its introduction was delayed because of the onset of the pandemic.
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  • Experts Explain How to Help a Friend or Loved One Who's Having a Panic Attack

    Experts Explain How to Help a Friend or Loved One Who's Having a Panic Attack

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    If you have a friend or family member who experiences panic attacks , it's natural to feel overwhelmed and helpless if it happens in your presence. Like any other mental health condition, it's impossible to truly understand what a panic attack feels like unless you've experienced one yourself - but that doesn't mean you can't help your loved one through it.
    By definition, a panic attack is a " sudden episode " in which a person experiences intense fear despite not being in any sort of danger. The fear manifests itself physically, and people who experience panic attacks often feel as though...
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  • Study finds increase in drinking among people with anxiety and depression during COVID-19

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    People with anxiety and depression are more likely to report an increase in drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic than those without mental health issues, according to a new study by researchers at NYU School of Global Public Health published in the journal Preventive Medicine.
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  • Aerobic fitness is not linked to motor skills, study shows

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Clumsy kids can be as aerobically fit as their peers with better motor skills, a new Finnish study shows. The results are based on research conducted at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences of the University of Jyväskylä and the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Eastern Finland, and they were published in Translational Sports Medicine.
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  • Study shows high prevalence of mental health conditions among children with autism

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Nearly 78 per cent of children with autism have at least one mental health condition and nearly half have two mental health conditions or more, according to a new U.S. study from the University of British Columbia's department of psychology and the AJ Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University .
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