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Released: 7-Jan-2021 3:10 PM EST
Viewing the Human Body as a Machine in an Effort to Promote Health Turns Out to Be Not Healthy
Stanford Graduate School of Business

New research out of Stanford Graduate School of Business indicates that when we’re encouraged to view the human body as a machine (a process called dehumanization) in an effort to promote health, we actually arrive at the opposite effect.

Released: 6-Jan-2021 1:30 PM EST
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy affects self-criticism and self-assurance in individuals with depression

Findings from a recent study of individuals with depression suggest that Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) can improve how patients feel about themselves in difficult situations in ways that may help protect against relapse of depressive symptoms.

Released: 29-Dec-2020 10:05 AM EST
No Evidence Pets Play a Role in Spread of COVID to Humans
Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

The emergence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in 2012, caused by SARS-CoVand MERS-CoV, respectively, demonstrated the zoonotic potential of coronaviruses.

Released: 10-Dec-2020 1:10 PM EST
Counseling clients of color affected by COVID-19

An article published in the Journal of Counseling & Development examines how pre-existing racial and ethnic disparities, exacerbated by COVID-19, have negatively affected communities of color that tend to be overrepresented in lower socioeconomic groups, have limited access to health care and education, have an undocumented status, and work in jobs considered "essential."

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