Tag: Mental Health

Should You Be Seeing a Psychodermatologist?

Get ready for a new term in your skin-care lexicon: psychodermatology. In the imaginary Venn diagram of daily struggles, it's the practice that addresses the area where the factors that impact mental health and skin conditions overlap. The idea that that cross-over can be significant is something the country is starting to wake to. Our

Researchers explore suicide risk management protocol in cardiac patients

What should researchers do if they encounter a study participant who reports suicidal thoughts? UIC College of Nursing associate professor Susan Dunn explores this question as lead author of "Suicide Risk Management Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial of Cardiac Patients Reporting Hopelessness," a paper published in the January/February edition of Nursing Research. Suicide is

Self-Help for Health Anxiety

People mostly worry about their health when they have some physical symptoms. This worry vanishes after getting the necessary and valid confirmation; however, for some people, the uneasiness and tension does not go away and they imagine having a serious medical condition. These worries affect their daily lives in many ways and progresses to severe

Feeling grotty and run-down right now? You’re not the only one

Written by Kayleigh Dray Kayleigh Dray is Stylist’s digital editor-at-large. Her specialist topics include comic books, films, TV and feminism. On a weekend, you can usually find her drinking copious amounts of tea and playing boardgames with her friends. It’s not just you who feels unwell; here, a doctor explains why everyone is feeling under

6 scientifically-proven techniques students can use to relieve stress this school year

The pandemic and remote learning have added to the stress that students, parents, and teachers face this fall. That's why practicing proven techniques like meditation, exercise, and healthy eating are more important than ever to manage stress levels.  These stress-relieving techniques may also help academic performance, as they're associated with improved focus, memory, and learning.