Pregnant and postpartum women report elevated depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress during COVID-19 pandemic
For immediate release: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Boston, MA – In a worldwide survey, pregnant and postpartum women reported high levels of depression, anxiety, loneliness, and post-traumatic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers at Harvard T.H.…
As the COVID-19 pandemic eases, some people will return to pre-pandemic normalcy relatively quickly, but others may struggle, according to experts.
A recession with a pandemic at its core may help us reckon with the links between the economy, inequality, and health.
Experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were featured in some of the top stories of 2020 in both Harvard Magazine and the Harvard Gazette.
As the world approaches a new year of social distancing and isolation due to COVID-19, public health experts are exploring the long-term mental and physical health consequences of loneliness, and offering strategies to help people stay more connected.
For immediate release: December 4, 2020 Boston, MA – Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression have an almost fourfold greater risk of early death from cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, type 2 diabetes, accidents, suicide, and other…
A new series from the Broad Institute offers a comprehensive view of the largest psychiatric genetics study ever done in Africa—a project called the Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations-Psychosis (NeuroGAP-Psychosis).
The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired new research directions across the School
Karestan Koenen, professor of psychiatric epidemiology, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of different generations in a September 21, 2020 Facebook Live interview with Christine Chen of the Esalen Institute.
Six months of dealing with the coronavirus, social unrest, and economic recession have left two out of five Americans with feelings of depression or anxiety, according to recent data—and the problem is likely to get worse as winter…