A January 2022 study from Harvard Chan School found strong evidence of a link between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and multiple sclerosis (MS). But experts quoted in a November 21 Undark article were mixed on how big a role…
A troubling new form of trauma is on the rise. It occurs when people are directly impacted by mass tragedies, such as a mass shooting or a wildfire, either at the same time or in quick succession.
Mental health burdens can be a big impediment for people experiencing infertility, according to Harvard Chan School’s Carmen Messerlian.
Carmen Messerlian, assistant professor of environmental reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology, studies how the world around us—everything from chemical exposures to trauma to climate change—can affect reproductive health and development.
Members of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health community recently reflected on where they were on September 11, 2001 and how their lives—and public health—have changed.
Experts discussed ways that people can boost their overall well-being after the trauma, isolation, and grief of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.…
The prolonged period of stress and trauma from the COVID-19 pandemic could result in long-term and pervasive mental health effects, says Harvard Chan School's Archana Basu.
A new series of four short animated films is aimed at helping children who have lived through forced labor, trafficking, and other forms of exploitation to take positive steps toward the future.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)—including abuse, parental divorce, or having substance abuse in the household—which can induce a toxic stress response linked to a lifetime of health problems.