PopMuse: Mind and Body http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ First-in-Class Antipsychotic Linked to Lower Cardiometabolic Risk http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931666?src=rss http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931666?src=rss Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:14:47 UTC Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines A recently approved first-in-class antipsychotic appears to have fewer adverse cardiometabolic effects compared with placebo or standard care with risperidone, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ COVID-19: An Opportunity to Rehumanize Psychiatry http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931667?src=rss http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931667?src=rss Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:08:03 UTC Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines A forensic psychiatrist addresses what he sees as a problem in the way psychiatry is currently practiced. Medscape Psychiatry http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ National study highlights wide-ranging effects of COVID-19 pandemic https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-national-highlights-wide-ranging-effects-covid-.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-national-highlights-wide-ranging-effects-covid-.html Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:05:37 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health The Chapman University National COVID-19 and Mental Health Survey provides an in-depth look at the experiences of 4,149 adults living in the United States. The study asked questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting people's mental health, physical health, romantic relationships and encounters of prejudice and discrimination. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Working Well: Managing Work Stress https://brainworldmagazine.com/working-well-managing-work-stress/ https://brainworldmagazine.com/working-well-managing-work-stress/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:15:47 UTC Temani F. Aldine at Brain World Many studies have shown the ways work can affect our mental and physical health — anxiety, insomnia, high blood pressure, and a weakened immune system, to name a few. The damage is compounded by the detrimental ways we deal with stress, such as overeating, binging on unhealthy foods, along with [ ... ] The post Working Well: Managing Work Stress appeared first on Brain World. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Survey finds large increase in psychological distress reported among US adults during the COVID-19 pandemic https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-survey-large-psychological-distress-adults.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-survey-large-psychological-distress-adults.html Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:35:16 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health A new survey conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health during the COVID-19 pandemic found a more-than-threefold increase in the percentage of U.S. adults who reported symptoms of psychological distress—from 3.9 percent in 2018 to 13.6 percent in April 2020. The percentage of adults ages 18-29 in the U.S. who reported psychological distress increased from 3.7 percent in 2018 to 24 percent in 2020. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Psychologists investigate why some older adults remember better than others https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-psychologists-older-adults.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-psychologists-older-adults.html Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:32:39 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health Even among healthy people, a faltering memory is often an expected part of aging—but it's not inevitable. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ COVID-19: Problematic Gambling Could Worsen http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931654?src=rss http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931654?src=rss Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:14:53 UTC Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines The isolation, excess available time, and anxiety about illness or finances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in problem gambling behaviors. Medscape Medical News http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Simple Ways for Students to Keep Their Grades Up https://brainworldmagazine.com/simple-ways-for-students-to-keep-their-grades-up/ https://brainworldmagazine.com/simple-ways-for-students-to-keep-their-grades-up/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:27:57 UTC Sara Bellum at Brain World When you embark upon a new chapter in your life as a college student, you naturally have high hopes in terms of your education. You probably have every intention of working hard and getting great grades so that you can achieve your goals in terms of your future career. However, things don’t always go to plan [ ... ] The post Simple Ways for Students to Keep Their Grades Up appeared first on Brain World. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ending Long-term Anticholinergic Use: It Can Be Done http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931638?src=rss http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931638?src=rss Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:59:43 UTC Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines Ending the unsanctioned practice of long-term anticholinergic use to curb side effects linked to antipsychotics in patients with serious mental illness is feasible, safe, and improves quality of life. Medscape Medical News http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Cognitive behavior therapy tops other psychotherapies in reducing inflammation https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-cognitive-behavior-therapy-tops-psychotherapies.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-cognitive-behavior-therapy-tops-psychotherapies.html Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:00:03 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health A review of 56 randomized clinical trials finds that psychological and behavioral therapies may be effective non-drug treatments for reducing disease-causing inflammation in the body. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/