Mass. General study finds that the loss of a pet can potentially trigger mental health issues in children.
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The anger you’re seeing in the nation and your neighborhood — call it pandemic rage — is not in your imagination, according to a McLean hospital psychologist, who explains where it comes from and how to fight it.
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Harvard experts suggest using creativity and looking out for others as ways to get over our own loneliness as keeping socially distanced grinds on.
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Uncertainty, unemployment, and ill health are combining to feed a rise in concern about America’s mental health as people shelter from the coronavirus and each other, a Harvard Chan School psychiatric epidemiologist said Thursday.
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Third in series of Chan School forums offers tips for dealing with COVID-19 anxieties.
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Chan School online forum aims to teach how to deal with pandemic stress.
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The Harvard Chan School of Public Health will launch a series of weekly interactive forums to discuss issues and options.
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Natalie Dattilo discusses how the holiday season can trigger the blues — and how to help avoid them.
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Experts gathered at the Harvard Chan School said despite progress at making college student bodies more diverse, work still needs to be done to make students of all backgrounds feel welcome, a key step in heading off increased rates of mental illness such students experience on campus.
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The Gazette spoke with History of Science Professor Anne Harrington about her new book, “Mind Fixers: Psychiatry’s Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness,” which traces the treatment of mental disorders from its early years to the Prozac Nation of today.
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