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.
As California’s first surgeon general, Nadine Burke Harris, MPH ’02, is finding the roots of disease in childhood adversity and treating the long-term consequences.
Although Canadians take pride in the fairness of both their society and their health care system, inequities continue to exist in both, according to a recent op-ed co-authored by Andrew Boozary, a visiting scientist in Harvard T.H. Chan…
When tackling gun violence, American cities should view it through a public health lens, according to Dean Michelle Williams of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Transgender and gender-nonbinary teens face a greater risk of sexual assault in schools that prevent them from using bathrooms or locker rooms consistent with their gender identity.