Effects of harassment on mental health

Jennifer E. Engen

Harassment can impact a person’s mental health, according to Dr. Lynette Adams, clinical psychologist with VA’s Office of Women’s Health at William S. Middleton VA Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Unwanted sexual behaviors and harassing comments – which may also relate to an individual’s identity like race, gender, sexual orientation, or […]

Eye-movement tracking glasses are used to evaluate mental stress in first naturalistic study of critical care nurses — ScienceDaily

Jennifer E. Engen

The mental workload of intensive care unit nurses can successfully be evaluated using eye-movement tracking glasses. In research recently published in Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Nima Ahmadi, a lecturer in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and researchers […]

Everything You Need to Know About Therapy for Mental Health

Jennifer E. Engen

Check out these resources to learn more about therapy, symptoms of mental illness, and how to seek help, online or in person. American Psychological Association (APA) The APA is the professional organization representing psychologists from across the country. Its site includes tips on emotional health, depression, PTSD and addictions, and […]

Discipline or Discrimination? How Institutions of Higher Education Should Navigate Disciplining Students with Known or Reported Mental Disabilities | Venable LLP

Jennifer E. Engen

Colleges and universities are grappling with the proliferation of mental health issues among their student populations in the wake of COVID-19 as they deal with the effects of burnout, limited support resources, and social isolation. However, recent surveys have shown that an overwhelming number of students were already suffering before […]

People Can Recover and Thrive After Mental Illness

Jennifer E. Engen

Past research on mental illness has focused mostly on chronic and recurring mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders that keep people from thriving and enjoying life. New research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, however, reports that many people who have suffered from mental illness are able to thrive and […]