Black women with depression are open to mobile health tools

Black women living with depression are receptive to the idea of ​​using mobile technology to facilitate mental health care, according to a new survey. The study also found that patients had more positive attitudes towards using voice and video calls than towards using text messages or mobile apps. The report was published in Journal of … Read more

Does Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet Affect Mental Health?

In a recently published study in the nutrient In the journal, researchers examined the link between a healthy diet and the mental health of Spanish nursing students. Multivariable regression models showed that poor adherence to the Mediterranean diet was correlated with increased depressive symptoms in these students, demonstrating the role of diet as a key … Read more

The study examines the impact of maternal incarceration on adolescent health risk behaviors

Women represent the fastest growing population in U.S. correctional facilities. Over the past four decades, the number of incarcerated women has increased by more than 475%, from 26,326 in 1980 to 152,854 in 2020. Because the majority of incarcerated women are mothers a conservative estimate is that at least one million American children who are … Read more

Are They Safe For Pregnant Women?

In a recent article in NatureResearchers are evaluating the T-cell modulating effects of St. John’s wort, valerian, hops, lavender and California poppy. Learn: Immunological evaluation of herbal extracts commonly used to treat mental disorders during pregnancy. Image Source: PattPaulStudio / background Nonpsychotic mental illnesses (NMDs), including depression, anxiety, dissociative and adjustment disorders, somatoform disorders, … Read more

How a telehealth company is fighting the suicide epidemic

depression AdobeStock_261291438 According to the CDC, suicide remains one of the leading causes of death. According to the CDC, there is a death in the United States every 11 minutes. At the same time, only half of people with mental health problems receive treatment. I recently spoke to Brad Kittredge, CEO and co-founder of Brightside … Read more