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In the United States, parents had alarming rates of anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic - and it's having a direct effect on children

In the United States, parents had alarming rates of anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic – and it’s having a direct effect on children

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the mental health of children and parents. In a 2020 survey, 71% of parents said they thought the pandemic had harmed their children’s mental health. The American Academy of Pediatrics declared a national emergency for children’s mental health in October 2021, citing “rising” …

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Breaking the Cycle of Violence in Hospitals: The Role of Trauma-Informed Care

The solution to the primary care shortage in the United States is direct primary care

In the United States, primary care is on the verge of collapse. Primary care providers suffer from existential burnout, are the lowest paid of all medical specialties, and there is a crisis-level shortage of primary care physicians, especially in areas of healthcare worker shortages. Despite strong evidence linking primary care (unlike any other medical specialty) …

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Elemy lays off staff as it ends direct care for platform business

Elemy lays off staff as it ends direct care for platform business

Elemy launched a fourth round of layoffs on Thursday, effective that day, as part of its move to a near-pure software platform. The San Francisco-based behavioral health tech startup declined to specify how many roles will be affected. The layoffs are part of its evolution from a tech-backed autism service provider to a near-pure software …

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First demonstration of the direct role of serotonin in depression

First demonstration of the direct role of serotonin in depression

By Grant H. Brenner Over the years, the serotonin hypothesis in depression, which suggests that low or impaired neurotransmission of serotonin is linked to the symptoms and possible causes of depression and related psychiatric disorders, has taken many beatings. Recently, a review article widely circulated in Nature (Moncrieff et al., 2022) found no direct evidence …

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