Tag Archives: Anxiety

Top tips for coping as Leaving Cert 2020 chaos fuels anger and anxiety for students

LEAVING Cert 2020 has been a rollercoaster of uncertainty. The announcement by the Department of Education and Skills that there were errors in the grading system, which will lead to about 10pc of students having their grades marked upwards, comes as yet another sharp twist on that rollercoaster. he disappointment some students may have felt… Read More »

Can anxiety give you heartburn

In some cases, a person may not know whether they are experiencing acid reflux or the physical symptoms of anxiety. Esophageal motility refers to the contractions that occur in your esophagus to move food toward your stomach. From Scotland? Study finds different types of human white fat cells. Image zoom. Many other conditions—some even life-threatening—can… Read More »

‘Optimism tinged with anxiety’: What to expect from the next 100 days of COVID-19, according to experts

Article content “What’s keeping you awake at night?” That’s the question we put to doctors, scientists, philosophers, psychologists, futurists, microbiologists and bioethicists, 100 days after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. We asked the experts what they’re anticipating for the next 100 days, what we should do differently, what worries them most.… Read More »

Improved Screening for Perinatal Depression and Anxiety, But What Now?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends screening for perinatal depression and anxiety, stating that “clinicians screen patients at least once during the perinatal period for depression and anxiety symptoms using a standard, validated tool.”   Approximately 40 states have instituted guidelines and recommendations regarding screening for perinatal depression; however, we are… Read More »