There Is No Health Without Mental Health – Today Is World Mental Health Day

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There is no health without mental health. Today is October 10th, World Mental Health Day. The link above to World Mental Health Day will take you to the World Health Organization (WHO) website, which serves up this video reminding us that this is All of Us.

Despite potential, mental health app usage remains low, study shows

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A recent study published by JMIR Mental Health showed only about 10 percent of mental health patients surveyed used apps.

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How Consumers Look At Social Determinants of Health for Cancer, Diabetes and Mental Health

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Enlightened health/care industry and public policy stakeholders have begun to embrace and address social determinants of health. Bridging Gaps to Build Healthy Communities , a study from the Anthem Public Policy Institute, responds to this question.

The Coronavirus Impact on American Life, Part 2 – Our Mental Health

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as most people are “social distancing” or sheltering in place, based on numbers from the early April 2020 Kaiser Family Foundation health tracking poll on the impact of the coronavirus on American life.

The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health

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Four in five medium, large and jumbo companies expect their spending on health and wellness programs will increase over the next three years. Of key import is the finding that 9 in 10 employers have plans to address mental health stigma in the next year.

Research reveals people’s mental health is negatively impacted by COVID-19

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New research out of Australia published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research indicates that individuals living during the coronavirus pandemic had significantly worse mental health outcomes than their peers measured before the pandemic.

Signant Health collaborates with Shanghai Mental Health Centre for neuroscience study

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SMHC is an affiliate of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a leading organisation on mental health prevention planning

Physician practices face financial challenges integrating mental health services, study finds

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Physician practices face financial challenges integrating mental health services, study finds. hlandi. Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:59

A Breakthrough, Sobering Report on Teens and Young Adults, Digital Health and Social Media Use: Implications for Mental Health

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There are also hundreds of stories written in both mass media outlets and professional journals on the topic of TYAs and mental health: especially relative to depression and suicidality. Rideout is the go-to expert on media and health, with a special interest in children and media.

Mental Health Is the Next Pandemic

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While many of us are sheltering in place to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive mental health pandemic is also brewing. Fears about COVID-19, the economic meltdown, and prolonged social-isolation are all taking a toll on mental health.

Researchers find lack of standardized measures to evaluate mental health apps

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The study also found that the bulk of the apps were focused on meditation, mindfulness and relaxation.

Novartis, Healint study uses self tracking app to examine migraine, mental health connection

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Novartis and Healint employed the Migraine Buddy app to track how migraines interact with anxiety and depression

Patients more willing to share mobile mental health data with doctors than family, EHRs

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In a small study published in JMIR, patients were more willing to share health data, such as activity and sleep trackers, than personal data, like call logs and location.

Would you trust AI with your Mental Health?

Lloyd Price

Artificial intelligence (AI) is now playing a role in mental health care and if we can navigate the ethical and privacy concerns, it may help us keep up with increasing demand. But what are we talking about when we talk about artificial intelligence in the mental health field?

Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

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Health Populi’s Hot Points: To further inform insights from the Gallup poll, I looked at a study From GfK on Navigating COVID-19, exploring changing consumers. The Great Recession was a direct hit on national and personal economics; health was an indirect impact.

Hims kicks off mental health offerings with free group therapy, campaign calls for public access to digital therapeutics during COVID-19 emergency and more digital health news briefs

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Also: FDA COVID-19 policy allows for remote use, digital modifications to ophthalmic devices; 23andMe launches genetics study to understand varying COVID-19 responses

List of Top Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health

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This guide will explore six of the top evidence-based practices you can integrate into your mental health work. . Evidence-based treatment became a popular phrase in the 1990s as mental health came to value the use of the scientific method.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT): A Unique Approach to Pediatric Mental Health

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In fact, with over 300 publications citing PCIT, this approach is one of the most well-researched, evidence-based practices in the field of pediatric mental health today. Department of Health and Human Services on PCIT.

Art As Medicine – WHO Weaves the Evidence for Arts’ Role in Improving Health

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“What’s the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being?” ” asks a report from the World Health Organization ‘s Europe region team (WHO-Europe). The report provides case studies in each of the thematic areas listed in Figure 2.

The Epidemic After the Pandemic is Stress and Anxiety in America – Learning From Ginger

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workers were stressed before COVID-19; now, stress levels are through the roof,” based on data analyzed by Ginger , the digital behavioral health innovator, asserting this major mental health headline in its latest press release. It’s a mental health crisis, too.”

Trust My Doctor and Fear the Office: The Telehealth Opportunity in and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

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However, as patients continue to be concerned about exposure to COVID-19, 3 in 5 are concerned about being at-risk to the virus in their doctor’s office, according to research from the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) and AMCP , the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.

Consumers Focus on Basic Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Self-Care a New Normal?

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Personal health, food and medicine, safety and financial security are consumers’ top priorities as of April 2020, learned in consumer research analyzed in How COVID-19 will permanently change consumer behavior from Accenture.

Stressed Out By COVID and Civil Unrest – the APA’s Stress in America Survey, Part 2

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residents through the lens of health consumers and, especially this year and in this study, health citizens. The phenomenon of Stress-due-to-Corona was evident in Volume One of the APA study, covered here in Health Populi.

Stress in America ? COVID-19 Takes Toll on Finances, Education, Basic Needs and Parenting

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“The COVID-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of American life, from health and work to education and exercise,” the new Stress in America 2020 study from the American Psychological Association begins.

Litesprite's mobile videogame improves self-reported mental health in small trial

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A small, 6-week retrospective study published in JMIR mHealth and uHealth found that a behavior health-focused videogame developed by digital health company Litesprite improved self-reported measures of depression, anxiety, and confidence in coping skills

How the Coronavirus and Technology Are Reshaping Home-Work, -Life and -Health

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The Consumer Technology Association has conducted the COVID-19 Impact Study assessing the use of technology at home , exploring U.S. households’ changing behaviors for consuming content, stocking the pantry, engaging with social media, and using online health and fitness tools.

Early warning signs of a mental health tsunami: A coordinated response to gather initial data insights from digital services providers

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The aim of this study is to document initial observations from multiple digital services providers during the COVID-19 crisis, especially those related to mental health and wellbeing. Digital services providers reported a diverse range of mental health concerns.

How COVID-19 is Hurting Americans’ Home Economics in 2020

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economy, impacting jobs, wages, and health insurance rolls. We learn about these fiscal hits from COVID-10 from the latest Health Tracking Poll from Kaiser Family Foundation , published 24 April 2020. health consumers in and beyond 2020.

Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

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The Doctor-Patient Conversation , a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians. The achievement of any State in the promotion and protection of health is of value to all.”

Steps Count: More Steps Are Self-Care Goodness in the COVID-19 Lifestyle

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Furthermore, step intensity didn’t make a difference in mortality rates, shown in the JAMA -published study, Association of Daily Step Count and Step Intensity With Mortality Among US Adults. The publication of this study is incredibly well-timed given the fact that hundreds of millions of people around the world are in lockdown, #StayHome lifestyles this week, and will be for many weeks to come.

What We Know We Know About ZIP Codes, Food, and Deaths of Despair – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 3

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” That’s the first sentence of Chapter 7 in my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen. Chapter 7 of my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen , is titled, “ZIP Codes, Genetic Codes, Food and Health.”

Health Care and the Democratic Debates – Part 1 – Medicare For All, Rx Prices, Guns and Mental Health

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Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, and Jose Diaz-Balart asked the ten candidates questions covering guns, butter (the economy), immigration, climate change, and of course, health care — what I’m focusing on in this post, the first of two-debate-days-in-a-row. health care.

How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

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Telemedicine psychiatry , also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Using telepsychiatry , the health system has been able to: Reduce follow-up no show rates by 50%.

How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

American Well

Telemedicine psychiatry, also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Using telepsychiatry , the health system has been able to: Reduce follow-up no show rates by 50%.

Health Care In the COVID-19 Era – PwC Finds Self-Rationing of Care and Meds Especially for Chronic Care

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are self-rationing care in the era of COVID-19 by cutting spending on health care visits and prescription drugs. PwC explored how COVID-19 is influencing consumers’ health care behaviors in survey research conducted in early April by the Health Research Institute.

The 3 A’s That Millennials Want From Healthcare: Affordability, Accessibility, Availability

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With lower expectations of and satisfaction with health care, Millennials in America seek three things: available, accessible, and affordable services, research from the Transamerica Center for Health Studies has found. Health will continue to be a lightning rod for U.S.

Loneliness Is A Health Risk, Especially Among Older People

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adults age 50–80 in October 2018, assessing older peoples’ health, health behaviors, experiences and feelings related to companionship and social isolation. People who feel lonely also were more likely to say they were in poor or fair health versus people who rarely feel isolated.

Members in exchange plans struggle to access mental health care: study

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The limited provider participation within Medicaid and in health insurance marketplaces poses barriers for people with behavioral health needs

Physicians in America – Too Many Burned Out, Depressed, and Not Getting Support

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The subtitle, “The Generational Divide,” tells a bit part of the subtext of this annual report that’s always jarring and impactful for both its raw numbers and implications for both patient care and the larger health care system in America.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. While there are countless reasons why people skip making an appointment, part of the blame lies with lack of access to mental care.