Monthly Archives: April 2022

Sounding the Alarm for Children’s Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Increasingly, research confirming the negative effects of COVID-19 safety measures on the mental health of children and adolescents is emerging. A Canadian study looking at 2.5 million children and adolescents aged 3 to 17 years found that these children were experiencing increased psychological stress resulting in increased rates of substance use disorders and psychotic disorders. […]

Even Mild Covid May Change Your Brain

A large study published in Nature comparing brain scans from the same individuals before and after SARS-CoV-2 infection suggests that brain changes could be a lingering outcome of even mild COVID-19. Researchers at Oxford University reported that several months after study participants had SARS-CoV-2 infections, they had more grey matter loss, tissue abnormalities, and more […]