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Newswise: New mental health challenges for cancer patients during COVID-19
Released: 6-Apr-2020 12:05 PM EDT
New mental health challenges for cancer patients during COVID-19
University of Colorado Cancer Center

Benjamin Brewer, PsyD, is a University of Colorado Cancer Center investigator and health psychologist at the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program. Here CU Cancer Center talks with Dr. Brewer about his patients’ new worries and about how our health system is adapting to meet the mental health needs of cancer patients during COVID-19.

Newswise: Caregiver Monday: An Initiative Dedicated To Helping Caregivers Take Care of Themselves
Released: 6-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
Caregiver Monday: An Initiative Dedicated To Helping Caregivers Take Care of Themselves
Monday Campaigns

– The Monday Campaigns, a nonprofit public health initiative, has announced Sherri Snelling, caregiving expert and corporate gerontologist, is taking a leading role with Caregiver Monday, a program dedicated to supporting the self-care of 65 million family caregivers by offering weekly health and wellness practices, research and collaborative activities through partner organizations.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:25 AM EDT
Las personas sin hogar que sufren un ataque cardíaco reciben menos tratamiento en el hospital y muestran tasas mayores de reingreso
Mayo Clinic

El sinhogarismo se ha convertido en una crisis social y un problema de la salud pública en todo el mundo y afecta a gente de toda edad. La mayoría de las personas sin hogar están en desventaja porque tienen menos recursos y, posiblemente, no cuentan con un buen seguro de salud.

Released: 3-Apr-2020 2:55 PM EDT
Patients with Parkinson's disease face unique 'hidden sorrows' related to the COVID-19
IOS Press

Experts writing in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease discuss potentially grave consequences for Parkinson's disease patients related to social distancing, but also opportunities like new avenues for research and initiatives that may offer positive help and support

Released: 3-Apr-2020 2:30 PM EDT
How Stoicism can offer peace of mind during pandemic and beyond
Creighton University

Stoicism is not just a philosophy for a world in turmoil, it is for the everyday.

Newswise: New App Could Help Panic Attack Sufferers During Coronavirus Pandemic
Released: 2-Apr-2020 2:20 PM EDT
New App Could Help Panic Attack Sufferers During Coronavirus Pandemic
University of Vermont

A new cell phone app developed by faculty at the University of Vermont could help panic attack sufferers, whose condition may be worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, manage their anxiety. The concept is grounded in decades of research showing that enabling panic sufferers to observe their body's reaction to stress reduces panic.

Released: 2-Apr-2020 12:10 PM EDT
New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior
Elsevier

A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that an entirely parent-based treatment, SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions), is as efficacious as individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders.


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