Mental Health

Adults with and Without COVID-19 Report Similar Negative Effects on Wellbeing 3 Months After Illness
December 01, 2022

Pandemic-related stress and depression may be slowing recovery from long COVID-19 and other illnesses, according to researchers.

US Mental Health Crisis Meets Limited Treatment Capacity: APA Survey Findings
November 17, 2022

While 60% of US psychologists have no openings for new patients, demand for treatment continues to rise, especially among adolescents and health care workers.

USPSTF Issues Final Recommendations for Anxiety, Depression Screening in Youth
October 13, 2022

For the first time, the task force recommended screening children aged 8 and older for anxiety in primary care settings.

Primary Viewpoints Episode 19: Mobile Health Technology for Chronic Pain Management
September 29, 2022

"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with Lynn Webster, MD, past president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Mental Health Treatment Utilization in America: 5 Findings from National Center for Health Statistics Report
September 28, 2022

The percentage of adults who received any mental health treatment increased, women were more likely than men to receive treatment, and 3 more key findings.

Percentage of Americans Receiving Mental Health Treatment Rose during Pandemic, New NCHS Data Brief Shows
September 15, 2022

New research shows that the percentage of adults who had received any mental health treatment in the past year increased by nearly 5% from 2019 to 2021.

Primary Viewpoints Episode 18: Why Humor Can be the Best Medicine for Clinicians
August 29, 2022

"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with Ernest R. Gelb, DO, 126th president of the American Osteopathic Association.

Suicide Higher Among Physicians than General Population, According to New Research
April 19, 2022

Researchers in Spain found that suicide was higher among physicians than the general population and affected female physicians significantly more.

New Study Found High Prevalence of Undiagnosed Cognitive Impairment After Myocardial Infarction
April 01, 2022

ACC 2022. Findings suggest that more attention to monitoring cognitive functioning after a myocardial infarction is needed.

Depression Following Myocardial Infarction Raises Stroke Risk in US Adults
March 30, 2022

ACC 2022. Large study of US adults showed those with depression following MI were 50% more likely to experience a stroke than those who did not have depression.