Mental Health Archive

Personalized Care

Study Shows Identifying Empathy Is Key to Increasing Diversity in Medicine, Improved Patient Care

19/01/2021 06:00am | 299 views

By AACOM

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Long before COVID-19, decades of societal, systemic inequalities have contributed to health disparities and educational inequities for ethnic minorities and communities of color. Now, results from a first of its kind, national medical education empathy study, co-sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), could provide medical schools with an evidence-based assessment to help them not only improve diversity in admissions, but also help address the long-standing health disparities plaguing our nation and harming patient health.

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Healthcare Disparities

COVID 'decimated our staff' as the pandemic ravages health workers of color

19/01/2021 06:00am | 320 views

By Danielle Renwick

Last spring, New Jersey emergency room nurse Maritza Beniquez saw “wave after wave” of sick patients, each wearing a look of fear that grew increasingly familiar as the weeks wore on.

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Personalized Care

Young Adults’ Pandemic Mental Health Risks

02/10/2020 06:00am | 1010 views

In a new C.D.C. survey, 18- to 24-year-olds reported the highest levels of symptoms of anxiety and depression, and a quarter of them said they had seriously considered suicide.

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Parenting

Moms Are Not Okay: Why COVID-19 Pandemic is Worse for Mental Health of Latino Mothers

01/10/2020 06:00am | 1023 views

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a huge economic impact in the U.S., but it has also turned many people's lives upside down, affecting many people's mental health, especially mothers.

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Self Advocacy

Selena Gomez’s new beauty brand wants you to know you don’t need makeup

29/09/2020 06:00am | 1067 views

The singer-actor’s new Rare Beauty makeup line is on a mission to promote self-acceptance and support mental health.

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