Items tagged with: mentalhealth
https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/24/opinion/attention-economy-education.html?unlocked_article_code=1.BE0.rQ8B.x89GxaNs_LtW&smid=url-share #psychology #digitalisierung #digital #attentioneconomy #mentalhealth #learning
We expect our health service to be the "support of last resort" for the devastating effects that modern society has on all of us. We can't save the NHS and make it all it can be without fundamental changes in our sick and broken society.
It can start by paying nurses and other workers what we're worth.
The relationship between mental illness and guns, and risk mitigation, is complicated.
Specifically, there is no clear and uniform consensus on who should determine when to restrict access to firearms – should it be a psychiatrist, an independent forensic psychiatrist, a committee of psychiatrists or a judge?
The benefits of friendship go far beyond having someone to spend time with – it can also protect you from physical and #mentalhealth problems.
Also – friendships are so powerful that the social pain of rejection activates the same neural pathways that physical pain does.
Read more of what researchers know about the power of #friendship:
We’ll be live shortly on Reddit with Emily Hemendinger, LCSW, and researcher at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
She’s doing an AMA about the positive and negative consequences of social media use on #mentalhealth.