Psychology CEUs

Oxycodone: How long does it stay in the system?

Oxycodone is a highly addictive opioid medication that can treat short- and long-term pain. How long it stays in a person’s system depends on several factors. People who use oxycodone may worry about its effects on employer drug tests. They may also wonder how long it will remain in breast…

How to look after your mental health during a pandemic

As part of the global response to the pandemic, the citizens of many countries are having to stay at home. However, prolonged isolation can take its toll on mental health. In this Special Feature, mental well-being advocates share their top tips on what you can do to cope with anxiety…

APA Calls for Destigmatizing Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association joins with prominent health groups such as the World Health Organization in condemning the use of language linking the coronavirus with China or a specific region within China (e.g., “Chinese virus,” “Wuhan virus”). Such language tends to promote bias and xenophobia, which can have…

COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers at risk of mental health problems

A new study has examined the mental health of nearly 1,300 healthcare workers in China who dealt with COVID-19 patients. The research looked at symptoms of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress. Jianbo Lai, from the department of psychiatry at the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine in…

Student loan interest waiver and 60-day payment suspension: How it will affect your loans

The past few weeks have felt like the longest year many of us have ever lived. And as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, the U.S. government has been responding in a variety of ways. This includes two things that may help you manage your student loan payments: Emergency student…