Monthly Archive: March 2021

Frontiers in Psychology

Frontiers in Psychology

ScopeFrontiers in Psychology is the largest journal in its field, publishing rigorously peer-reviewed research across the psychological sciences, from clinical research to cognitive science, from perception to consciousness, from imaging studies to human factors, and from animal cognition to social psychology. Field Chief Editor Axel Cleeremans, at the Université libre de Bruxelles, is supported by…

Psychology | University of Pretoria

Psychology | University of Pretoria

UP Careline:  0800 747 747 Welcome to the Department of PsychologyWe focus on developing critical conceptual skills and an in-depth understanding of the discipline of Psychology. The purpose of studying psychology is ultimately not only to gain insight into the fascinating field of human behaviour, but also to learn how to apply this knowledge in our personal lives…

homepage – Department of Psychological Sciences

homepage – Department of Psychological Sciences

The Department of Psychological Sciences represents the combined strengths of the fields of psychology and communication sciences. We offer two undergraduate majors: Psychology and Communication Sciences, as well as two minors: Psychology and Communication for Health Professionals. Students can tailor their experience to meet their own career and educational goals. This can be accomplished in…

People with severe mental disorders have higher risk of death from COVID-19

People with severe mental disorders have higher risk of death from COVID-19

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Feb 3 2021People with severe mental disorders have a significantly increased risk of dying from COVID-19. This has been shown in a new study from Umeå University and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. Among the elderly, the proportion of deaths due to COVID-19 was almost fourfold for those with severe mental disorders…

The critical role of a nurse: Bridging the gap between art & science

The critical role of a nurse: Bridging the gap between art & science

Nurses are a constant presence at the frontlines of healthcare, there for us at the bedside in times of need. Throughout a career, a nurse’s impact reaches thousands of patients and their families. As many of us know, an effective, caring nurse is simply hard to forget.With all of that in mind, it’s no secret…

Psychology

Psychology

Our accomplished professors hold varied research and clinical expertise, allowing for a complex understanding of psychology and the ways the field is changing.Learn More Expect to be challenged with complex concepts and theories, and learn to think about, discuss and analyze material from multiple perspectives.Learn More Active engagement in every part of the research process…

20 of the worst epidemics and pandemics in history

20 of the worst epidemics and pandemics in history

Throughout the course of history, disease outbreaks have ravaged humanity, sometimes changing the course of history and, at times, signaling the end of entire civilizations. Here are 20 of the worst epidemics and pandemics, dating from prehistoric to modern times.Related: Spanish flu: The deadliest pandemic in history1. Prehistoric epidemic: Circa 3000 B.C. The discovery of…

Pandemic Influenza | Pandemic Influenza (Flu)

Pandemic Influenza | Pandemic Influenza (Flu)

Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link alert_06 Influenza (Flu) An influenza pandemic is a global outbreak of a new influenza A virus. Pandemics happen when new (novel) influenza A viruses emerge which are able to infect people easily and spread from person to person in an…

Epidemic Vs. Pandemic: What Exactly Is the Difference?

Epidemic Vs. Pandemic: What Exactly Is the Difference?

They’re both pretty terrifying—here’s what to know about each.The worldwide coronavirus outbreak has officially been declared a pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced March 11 during a media briefing. According to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, the decision to classify COVID-19 as a pandemic was not easy but resulted from concern for “the…

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Skip to contentNAMI In The CommunityNAMICon 2021 will take place virtually July 27-28!More event information to come soon.Learn MoreYou Are Not AloneNAMI is here to help. With your support, we can continue fighting for higher-quality, culturally competent care for people living with mental health conditions.Help In The FightImportant Mental Health IssuesAdvocacy makes a difference in…