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Sense of loss

In third grade I asked my Dad whether we would be thrown out of our home and into the street. My Dad, a chemistry,...

400 years in 15 minutes: Why depression screening in primary care is vital for African American patients

Have you ever had an African American patient walk into your office and say, “I’m tired, just tired”? Or treat a young Black patient...

Half of frontline nurses emotionally overwhelmed by COVID-19

As the United States experiences surges in COVID-19 cases across the country, half of nurses on the frontlines providing patient care and responding to...

We shall remember

On July 29, 2020, the New York Times reported that at least 150,909 people have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic...

Health and happiness depend on each other

New research published in Psychological Science provides new evidence to the claim that a happy outlook can have an impact on your physical health. The...

How to manage COVID-19-related emotional distress

Today, there are over 15 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 624,000 deaths worldwide. In the U.S., the country with the most cases, there have...

An uptick in number of cases of broken heart syndrome is associated with COVID-19

Stress cardiomyopathy, often called broken heart syndrome, is a condition “caused by intense emotional or physical stress leading to rapid and severe reversible cardiac...

Link between dementia and repetitive negative thinking identified

A new study published in the Alzheimer’s & Dementia journal has identified a possible link between repetitive negative thinking (RNT) and dementia. RNT, according to...

Emotional rollercoaster of providing COVID-19 care

The COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for a variety of emotions, including fear, anxiety, anger, sadness, despair, and grief. But as a member of a...

Top mental health apps for nurses

Whether you personally struggle with mental health concerns, or your patients are, your phone can be a valuable tool in the efforts to work...