Tag: Mental Health

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.

How to handle health anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic

Do you find yourself over-analysing every potential cough or sneeze as a sign that you may have coronavirus? Or do you spend hours looking up symptoms on Google and seeking reassurance? Here’s some advice for dealing with health anxiety. The coronavirus pandemic has given us a lot of things to worry about. Gone are the days

Julie Andrews Says Therapy 'Saved My Life'

Anyone can benefit from therapy — even cheerful, umbrella-wielding nannies. Julie Andrews says that going to therapy was life-saving after she split from her first husband in 1967. At the time, the Mary Poppins star was struggling to clear her head, and the late director Mike Nichols suggested she find a therapist. “Sadly, I separated