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Understanding Diabetes and Mental Health

Beware of denial As with pretty much every emotion you feel when you’re diagnosed with diabetes, denial is natural. Everyone feels that sense of, “not me,” or “I don’t believe it,” or “there must be some mistake.” But at some point, you have to accept your diagnosis and take action. By continuing to deny it,… Read More »

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns

Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems, researchers say. Nearly half of U.S. firefighters are likely experiencing burnout and associated health problems, the study authors report in the Journal of Sleep Research. “Burnout can have a negative impact on the individual… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MAY 31, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Several articles on the list look at the impact of maternal depression on children’s development.  While previous studies have focused on the impact of postpartum depression, O’Leary and colleagues focus on the impact of depression occurring during pregnancy (antenatal depression).  Even after controlling for depressive symptoms after delivery, depression during pregnancy was associated with worse… Read More »