All articles by Steve Fiorillo
Stress, isolation, and untreated mental health struggles can have a profound effect on people. As a result, early intervention is needed for improved mental health care. How are adolescents and young adults doing with their mental health, and what is the state of youth mental health care?
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is intended to increase awareness about eating disorders and inform how to best care for people with them. A recent summit discussed some of the barriers to eating disorder care for patients and health care professionals alike. What were some areas for improvement noted at the summit?
We examine a pair of recent studies focusing on primary care physicians and what they need to provide better service to patients struggling with their mental health. How can these physicians improve their suicide prevention tools?
Men’s Health Week aims to spread both awareness and education about men’s health issues. Self-care interventions for men, both on and offline, have sprung up in recent years that offer preventative education and tools for men to take greater care of their well-being. What are some of the specific ways these programs can benefit men?
People with epilepsy are more likely to experience psychiatric comorbidities, which can have a highly negative effect on their condition, their mental state, and their overall quality of life. What are some of the effects stress and depression can have on a patient’s epilepsy?
Should cardiologists be looking at patients’ mental health as well as their physical health? Research has suggested that a patient’s mental health disorder and outlook may play a role in cardiovascular health. What are the different ways mental health affects cardiovascular disease?
Adolescent patients with bipolar disorder are at a uniquely vulnerable period in their lives, which presents challenges in treatment. What are some of their experiences and risks that medical professionals should be looking out for and communicating to parents?
The COVID-19 vaccine has been available to citizens for several months, but there are still racial disparities in who is receiving vaccinations. What do we know about these inequities, and what have some states been doing to try and remedy it?
Activities ranging from household tasks to outdoor exercises have shown the potential to help symptoms of depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.