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Mental Health Morbidity Among ICU Survivors and Caregivers

2022 14 Jun

There is significant evidence that patients who survive critical illness experience morbidity after discharge from the ICU. This is commonly referred to as the post-intensive care syndrome (PICS). In addition to a negative impact on the physical health of ICU survivors, PICS also includes mental health morbidity.  Studies have shown that mechanically... Read more

Study Reveals Comedy, AI, and Self-Care Can Quickly Boost Patient Mental Health

2022 18 May

Dramatic Reduction in Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Reported "In just eight weeks during the pandemic, women living with advanced cancer, ages 31 to 74, reported feeling more empowered, and less depressed, stressed, and anxious while using artificial intelligence to create personalized self-care plans infused with comedy and other relaxation... Read more

Mental Health and Policy Stringency During COVID-19

2022 03 May

According to two new studies that have reviewed data from 15 countries, pandemic policy measures aimed at controlling rather than eliminating COVID-19 are associated with worse mental health and lower life evaluations. Findings are published in The Lancet.  Study results show that countries that aimed to eliminate community transmission within... Read more

Geneva Health Forum 2022

2022 03 May

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APA 2022 - American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

2022 21 May

June 7-10 Online Find APA On Social Media Read more

Medical Fair Asia 2022

2022 31 Aug

Hybrid Event Online 3-9 September Read more

AMWA 2022, 107th Annual Meeting

2022 24 Mar

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How Wise Are You?

2021 07 Dec

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that a seven-item scale can help determine a person’s level of wisdom. The results are apparently quite reliable.  The same researchers had previously developed a 28-item San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE-28). The scale has been used in several large national and international... Read more

Behavioural and Maternal Health Drop for U.S. Children and Women

2021 14 Oct

The 2021 Health of Women and Children report, recently assembled by the United Health Foundation, shows deteriorating behavioural and maternal health among U.S. women and children. This report is included in America’s Health Rankings, which analyses U.S. national health by state, using historical and comprehensive health, environmental and socioeconomic... Read more

10 October 2021 - Celebrating “World Mental Health Day”

2021 30 Sep

“World Mental Health Day,” celebrated 10 October every year, is a global campaign advocating mental health and educating the public. The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) established World Mental Health Day in 1992 and broadcast a two-hour telecast across the globe for the first three years to promote mental health. Since then, the WFMH has... Read more