Mental Health

High COVID-19-related Anxiety a Risk Factor for Worsening of Asthma, Quality of Life
February 22, 2021

In a new survey of patients with severe asthma, COVID-19-related anxiety was found to be a potential risk factor for clinical worsening of disease and decline in quality of life.

Irregular Sleeping Patterns Linked to Depression, Bad Mood in First-Year Medical Students
February 19, 2021

Irregular sleeping patterns can increase risk of depression and lower daily mood over the long term, according to a new study of first-year medical students.

Stress Management 2021: The Case for Self-Care in the COVID-19 Era
February 08, 2021

Obesity Medicine Association President Craig Primack, MD, reminds PCPs that stress management is a key to good self care for everyone and offers tips to share with patients.