Mental Health

Latest

The Quest for Social Connection and Well-Being

Scientists have been slow at developing strategies that measure and promote well-being within communities

The Power of Health Information for People with Disabilities

Knowledge gaps, data deficits, and stigma have stalled access to health information and care

Governance

Russian Roulette at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

How Russia's militarization of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant threatens human health

Gender

For Young Men, Alcohol Does Not Have to Be a Death Sentence

For males ages 15 to 49, drinking alcohol causes nearly 10 percent of all years lost to death and disability

Governance

Better Mental Health Care Is Unlikely to Fix America's Gun Problem

But reducing alcohol use, promoting gun-free homes, and curbing domestic violence hold promise

Gender

Ghana's Proposed Hate Bill Threatens Safety, Livelihood, and the Health of LGBTQI+ People

Human rights defenders in Ghana and in the diaspora should work with a broad base of allies to defeat the proposed bill

Environment

A Visit with the UCLA Art & Global Health Center  

A creative director and his team meld public health and art with communities around the globe

Governance

The Seismic Shift in Mental Health Care Since COVID-19

Isolation, job loss, and gender based violence contributed to the uptick in people living with anxiety and depression

Governance

Up and Out of the Darkness

COVID-19 forced many into isolation, bringing attention to the long-term effects of loneliness on health

Poverty

Gaza and the West Bank: Reflections From a Psychiatrist

Q&A with a Doctors Without Borders physician working in a traumatized region

Environment

The Psychological Toll of the Pandemic: What Isolation Does to the Brain

The worldwide increase in isolation during COVID-19 is sure to exact a psychological toll on people across the globe

Governance

The Thousand and One Natural Shocks of COVID-19

Assessing psychological impacts of coronavirus—the second in a two-part series on the mental health burden of COVID-19

Governance

The Thousand Natural Shocks of COVID-19

Assessing the psychological impacts of coronavirus—first in a two-part series on COVID-19 and its mental health burden