Thursday, December 3, 2020

Some COVID-19 Survivors May Develop Anxiety and Depression, Finds Study

A new study has found that some coronavirus survivors could develop mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, within 90 days of receiving the COVID-19 diagnosis. The study authors said although preliminary, their findings offer a valuable insight for clinicians to look after those symptoms.

Smart Drugs Market Report, Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Forecast

The Global Smart Drugs & Pills Market Reports contains valuable insights about market size, status, growth, trends, and forecast. The report also contains key industry players and growth opportunities. Smart drugs are nootropics that boost your cognitive function.

Rosie Perez Reveals One Activity That Eases Her Mental Health

Rosie Perez, who is playing a key role alongside Kaley Cuoco in The Flight Attendant, has revealed one activity that keeps her calm during stressful times. She said she exercises and does boxing when she feels low and depressed. She said calmness and composure make you a champion.

Lockdown Is Taking a Toll on Children’s Mental Health, Warns NSPCC

The children’s charity called the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has warned that the lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on children’s mental and emotional health. The number of helpline calls for mental health issues in children increased during the lockdown.

Long-Term Involuntary Psychiatric Detentions on the Rise, Finds Study

A new study has shown that the number of psychiatric detentions in nearly half of the U.S. states has significantly increased in the past decade. Researchers of UCLA Luskin School of Medicine, who conducted the study, said many Americans are detained against their will and are forced to seek mental health evaluation.

Are Smart Drugs Ethical?

More and more healthy people are relying on smart drugs to enhance their cognitive abilities and functions. But, is it ethical to use smart drugs? As far as ethical issues are concerned, researchers say we need more research to understand whether using smart drugs for non-medical purposes is ethically or legally right.

Trump Signs a Bill to Create 988 Hotline Service for Mental Health Emergencies

President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan bill that creates a new three-digit hotline number for mental health emergencies. The new hotline number 988 is expected to be up and running by July 2022, which will receive federal funding and support. People can call 988 to seek mental health care.