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High Levels of Distress in Pregnant and Postpartum Women During the Pandemic

There have been multiple studies over last year showing increased anxiety and depression in certain populations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is clear that some members of the population may be more susceptible to psychological distress than others.  Because pregnant and postpartum women face unique challenges in the context of the COVID-19… Read More »

Higher Rates of Depression and Anxiety in Mothers Caring for Children at Home During the Pandemic

There have been multiple studies over last year showing increased anxiety and depression in certain populations as a result of the COVID pandemic.  It is clear that some members of the population may be more susceptible to psychological distress than others.  From our clinical vantagepoint, it is clear that the parents of young children have… Read More »

Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back.

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back. Many Americans increased their alcohol intake during the pandemic, with women and parents of young children disproportionately affected. Before the pandemic, Andrea Carbone might have had a glass of wine… Read More »

Leaders of 23 countries back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

GENEVA/BRUSSELS – Leaders of 23 countries and the World Health Organization on Tuesday backed drawing up an international treaty that would help deal with future health emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic by tightening rules on sharing information. The idea of such a treaty, also aimed at ensuring universal and equitable access to vaccines, medicines and… Read More »