Surveys: Resilience Strained As Lockdowns, Fear of Pandemic and Financial Woes Persist

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected people’s daily emotional lives and mental health, increasing their stresses the longer that lockdowns, fear of getting sick and financial strains persist, according to … Read More

Social Connections Help Protect from Depression

A new study assessing over 100 modifiable factors associated with depression suggests that social connections are the strongest safeguard for blocking depression in adults. Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) … Read More

New Study Shows Increase in Severity of Domestic Violence Injuries During Pandemic

A new study documents a higher incidence and severity of physical intimate partner violence (IPV) in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with the prior three years. “Our study … Read More

Tobacco Companies Use Targeted Marketing to Entice Teens to Vape

A new study is the first to show the ways e-cigarette companies persuade teens to vape. Officials are concerned because youth, and especially youth in vulnerable populations, can become addicted … Read More