Psychology CEUs

Trauma-Related Symptoms Among COVID-19 Medical Professionals

The world is on edge. The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, has swept across the globe, causing communities to take drastic measures to protect themselves. Every day people are stocking up on their household necessities as they continue to social distance themselves. Others are worrying about their jobs, and whether or…

Is red wine good for you?

Red wine contains powerful antioxidants, and many sources claim that drinking it has health benefits. What does the research say? Researchers have studied wine — especially red wine — extensively for its possible health benefits. This article looks at the evidence behind the benefits of red wine, along with health…

Psychologists rush to help health-care professionals

Bridget Boeckman remembers the sinking sensation she felt in early March as she sat in her living room watching the television coverage coming out of Italy. COVID-19 was overwhelming that country’s health-care system and racking up an alarming death toll. As a nurse practitioner and the supervisor of the critical…

COVID-19 Pandemic Will Derail Progress Against Opioid Crisis, Officials Warn

Federal officials involved in combating the opioid epidemic say they are concerned the progress made so far will be disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Politico reports. “I think we’re going to see deaths climb again,” said Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. “We can’t afford to focus solely…

Landmark study of adolescent brain development renews for additional seven years

With nearly $290M of new funding for seven years to research institutions around the country, the National Institutes of Health renewed its commitment to the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health ever conducted in the United States. Launched in 2015, ABCD…