In a new study conducted by Chicago Children’s Hospital in the USA, more than 32 thousand children from preschool to 12th grade evaluated how successful they are in distance learning. The results showed alarming increases in the proportion of children with mental health concerns. The proportion of children who said they were alone increased more than 28 percent in one year compared to the rates before it closed. MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN INCREASED BY…"Covid-19 pandemic worsened children’s mental health: huge increase in depression cases – health news"
Specialist Psychologist Sera Elbaşoğlu stated that seasonal depression is a type of depression and said, “Although there is no clear reason, it is thought that shorter days and less daylight in the autumn and winter months cause depression symptoms by making some chemical changes in the brain. It is also thought that there may be a relationship between melatonin, a sleep-related hormone, and seasonal depression. The seasons and daylight have many physiological and psychological effects…"Pastry and sweet cravings are a harbinger of depression …"
Stating that with the increase of depression seen in children and adolescents in the pandemic, the admission to clinics has increased, Istanbul Gelişim University Psychology Department Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist Assoc. Dr. Canan Tanıdır said, “Children experience the problem of being at home all the time and not meeting too many people. They’re a little more depressed. Some of them were very anxious and their obsessions increased. Especially if there is any chronic patient…"Depression in children and adolescents will increase"
Stating that the pandemic significantly increased the screen time of children, Psychologist Yağmur Bedir said that factors such as distance education and the increase in the time spent at home were effective in this increase. Stating that screens have started to play an important role in our lives with the advancement of technological developments, Psychologist Bedir said that screen addiction; He defined it as using devices such as televisions, tablets and mobile phones that require…"Causes depression in children"
Turkey’s leading mental health experts, Mental Health Symposium held online met on the first day. The symposium, which will last for 3 days, was held by Psychiatrist Prof. Dr. It started today with Kültegin Ögel’s conference on awareness. Psychiatrist Prof. Dr. Kültegin Ögel talked about the elements of mindfulness. Emphasizing that although focusing on the present, lack of judgment, distancing, accepting and experiencing are not all elements of awareness, these 5 elements are methods used…"What is Mindfulness? What does mindfulness do? Is mindfulness good for depression?"
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 – 12:15 | Last Updated: 16 03 2021 – 12:15 Involuntary urinary incontinence, which is common in women aged 50 and over, negatively affects women in many aspects from social life to sexual life. As we age, the muscles that support the bladder tend to weaken, which can cause urinary incontinence. Emphasizing that this problem, which is defined as “Urinary Incontinence”, may occur due to many reasons, Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist…"This problem causes depression in women!"
Kırıkkale University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Professor. Dr. Uğur Coşkun stated that the psychological state of the patients and their relatives affects the cancer treatment process and said, “The body’s immune system can weaken due to conditions such as depression and anxiety and may cause weakness in the fight against cancer cells of the patient.” said. Coşkun, who is also the President of the Association for Access and Development of Current Therapies…"Depression can make cancer war vulnerability"