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Health care workers in Italy who treated COVID-19 patients self-report substantial mental health symptoms

Italian Health Care Workers’ Mental Health Suffering During COVID-19

Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and insomnia all common

May 2020 Briefing – Psychiatry

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Psychiatry for May 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
Inaccuracies in provider directories are associated with use of out-of-network mental health care providers and surprise bills

Inaccurate Provider Directories Can Lead to Out-of-Network Mental Health Care

Inaccuracies associated with use of out-of-network providers, surprise bills
High spirituality among stroke survivors may moderate the association between care partner depressive symptomatology and quality of life for survivors and their care partners

Spirituality May Have Protective Effect on QOL for Stroke Survivors

Spirituality may moderate link between care partner depressive symptoms and survivor psychological QOL
A total of 9.5 percent of persons were uninsured from January through June 2019

9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019

Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured
There are extensive financial relationships between leaders of U.S. professional medical associations and industry

Links Found Between Leaders of Medical Associations, Industry

Most leaders have ties to industry; considerable variation seen among 10 medical associations in U.S.
Individuals

Parents Facing Higher Levels of Stress During Pandemic

Pandemic-related stress also disproportionately impacting communities of color
Large pharmacy chains

Large U.S. Pharmacy Chains Played Role in Opioid Crisis, Lawsuit Claims

Lawsuit charges chains sold millions of pills in small communities, gave bonuses to pharmacists
The COVID-19 pandemic poses risks to children's health

Parents Struggling to Provide for Families During Pandemic

Hardships greatest for low-income, Hispanic, and black parents
Repetitive mild traumatic brain injuries are associated with elevated exosomal and plasma levels of neurofilament light chain

Neurofilament Light Chain Levels Elevated After Repetitive TBI

Elevated exosomal, plasma levels of NfL also linked to chronic PCS, PTSD, depressive symptoms