Webinar: UBC experts on how to reduce COVID-19 anxiety
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has impacted the global psyche in a way not seen in generations.
Mar 31, 2020
UBC psychology study to examine how people worldwide cope with COVID-19 outbreak
The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted everyone in Canada and around the world. Health officials are asking people to practice social distancing to slow the spread of the virus, and this unprecedented series of events has dramatically changed our social landscape.
Mar 20, 2020
Anxious about life? Tylenol may do the trick
UBC researchers have found a new potential use for the over-the-counter pain drug Tylenol. The study suggests the drug may also reduce the psychological effects of the fear and anxiety over the human condition, or existential dread.
Apr 16, 2013
Early screening for anxiety disorders in children helps prevent mental health concerns: UBC study
A University of British Columbia researcher has developed a simple two-question test to screen kindergarten-aged children for future anxiety disorders – the most commonly reported mental health concern among children.
Apr 16, 2012
People control thoughts better when they see their brain activity: UBC study
As humans face increasing distractions in their personal and professional lives, University of British Columbia researchers have discovered that people can gain greater control over their thoughts with real-time brain feedback.
Apr 8, 2011