Women Found "Significantly" More Likely to Experience Long COVID, Disaggregated Research is Essential, Investigators Say
June 23, 2022

A literature review comprising ~1.3 million patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 reveals women are 22% more likely vs men to develop long COVID, yet treatment is no different.

Benefits of Exercise in CVD Risk Reduction More than Double in Anxiety, Depression
March 30, 2022

ACC 2022. Exercise lowers CVD risk in part by reducing the same neurobiologic activity associated with depression and anxiety, according to study authors.

Anxiety Elevates Cardiometabolic Risk Over Time in US Men, Suggests New 40-year Study
January 25, 2022

Anxiety may affect cardiometabolic health earlier in life than previously thought, according to a new long-term study of US middle-aged men.

Where are US Youth at Greatest Risk and Why? States Ranked on 6 Key Indicators
January 24, 2022

The highest percentage of youth without a high school diploma is in New Mexico and the youth poverty rate is highest in DC. More red flag indicators follow.

Mental Disorders Still a Burden on Global Health, According to New Analysis
January 24, 2022

The prevalence of mental disorders has been rising globally and the conditions today remain a leading cause of disease burden worldwide, found 30-year systemic analysis.

The "Lorna Breen Act" in Short
August 17, 2021

Click through a short summary of the provisions of the Dr Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.

Dr Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act Passed by Senate in Unanimous Vote
August 13, 2021

The first-of-its-kind legislation would authorize $35 million for programs aimed at practitioner mental health education and campaigns to support seeking help.

Patients on the Vaccine Fence? Threat Reduction May Help, says Syracuse Clinical Psychologist
August 11, 2021

Your COVID-19-vaccinated patients and the ones "on the fence" share a fear, but of different unknowns. Reduce the threat for the fence sitters, says Afton Kapuscincki, PhD.

Loneliness in Aging Adults Associated with High-risk Medication Use
August 10, 2021

Older adults who report being "highly lonely" are up to 2.5 times more likely to use opioid analgesics, sedatives, and anxiolytics.

Study Emphasizes Primary Care’s Crucial Role in Combatting COVID-19-related Mental Illness
August 10, 2021

Compared to psychiatrists and subspecialists, the proportion of visits to primary care was higher for patients with depression or anxiety and any mental illness in a new cross-sectional study.