Tag: Anxiety

  • According to research, people with traumatic childhoods tend to grow up to be angry adults

    According to research, people with traumatic childhoods tend to grow up to be angry adults

    According to previous studies, more than 40 percent of patients with both anxiety and depression were shown to be prone to anger. In comparison, only 5% of healthy controls have this problem. The ongoing Netherlands Depression and Anxiety Study, created to examine the progression of depression and anxiety disorders over several years, provided the data […]

  • When young people struggle, parents’ divorce can be the reason

    When young people struggle, parents’ divorce can be the reason

    Almost 1,000 of those who received help were children and young people. The increased conflict among parents was reflected in the most common reasons why parents seek help, such as divorce crises and related emotions, parental interaction problems, and agreements regarding children. A parent’s contested divorce can be a traumatic experience for a young person […]

  • Long-term sickness absence due to sleep disorders quadruples and affects middle-aged women the most

    Long-term sickness absence due to sleep disorders quadruples and affects middle-aged women the most

    Researchers investigating the matter urge people to take this trend seriously, as lack of sleep is a clear health risk and can also negatively affect a person’s cognitive performance, making it both a public health and economic problem. Temporary sleep disorders are not considered a disease, but long-term problems can be diagnosed as sleep disorders. […]

  • 11-year-old Bryna took her own life

    11-year-old Bryna took her own life

    Bryna comes into contact with child and youth psychiatry in Västerbotten to receive a neuropsychiatric examination. She receives an ADHD diagnosis, but she also has clear autistic traits and is put on a waiting list for further investigation. Her mother Jennie notices that Bryna is getting worse and worse and that it has become increasingly […]

  • A new study shows that women suffer from chronic stress more often than men in the Nordic countries

    A new study shows that women suffer from chronic stress more often than men in the Nordic countries

    According to the study, the biggest difference between men and women experiencing chronic stress was in Sweden, where 50% of women and only 36% of men experienced long-term stress. In Denmark, both men and women experienced the least amount of stress, but there was still a clear difference between the sexes. The study found that […]

  • Social workers experienced depression during the pandemic, says the study

    Social workers experienced depression during the pandemic, says the study

    Those who experienced more pandemic-related stressors, such as health problems, increased caregiving responsibilities, domestic violence, family stress from childbirth, and work-life balance stress, experienced more mental health problems. compared to those who were not as affected by the hardships associated with the pandemic. “Like doctors, nurses, and other allied health care providers, social workers are […]

  • A new fitness supplement: SARMs

    Products such as protein powders and creatine supplements are popular among fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts. They improve the development of muscles and help them recover faster after a workout. In recent years, supplements known as Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators, or SARMs for short, have become increasingly popular among people involved in various types of training […]

  • A sharp rise in psychiatric diagnoses among young people after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

    A sharp rise in psychiatric diagnoses among young people after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

    The nationwide registry study examined the use of specialized medical care by all 0-17-year-olds living in Finland from January 2017 to September 2021. The researchers analyzed diagnoses of psychiatric and neurocognitive disorders in specialized medical care according to gender, age, and place of residence. . In the study, the number of diagnoses received by children […]

  • Concert Review: Let me… tell you, he entertained you!

    On a Monday night at the end of February, a packed Royal Arena crowd let Robbie Williams entertain them. With stories of angels and demons, addiction and sobriety, Williams captivated the crowd through a nearly two-hour set. Starts with a bang The former Take That standout struck an early note with ‘Let Me Entertain You’ […]

  • The development of sports betting in Finland: a brief history and current status

    The development of sports betting in Finland: a brief history and current status

    This was followed by the birth of lotteries in the early 20th century, offering the public small-scale betting opportunities. By Mikko LehtoUniversity of Helsinki researcher, “Finland’s first state lottery was organized in 1940, with the purpose of raising funds for war efforts.” Over the years, the Finnish government has adopted a proactive approach to the […]

  • Research reveals a psychedelic drug that reduces long-term anxiety and depression

    Research reveals a psychedelic drug that reduces long-term anxiety and depression

    The researchers used machine learning to analyze data from nearly 1,000 survey respondents about their past non-clinical experiences with psychedelic drug use. According to the results, people who scored highest on questionnaires assessing the mystical and insightful nature of their experiences reported sustained improvements in their anxiety and depression symptoms. The analysis also suggests that […]

  • The growing popularity of CBD oil in Germany

    In recent years, the popularity of Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has grown rapidly in Germany. It is now one of the most popular natural remedies for various health problems – from chronic pain to insomnia and anxiety. Studies suggest that CBD oil may be beneficial for those suffering from epilepsy or other neurological disorders, as well […]

  • Despite the extreme propaganda, 39 percent of Europeans still doubt Ukraine’s victory

    Despite the extreme propaganda, 39 percent of Europeans still doubt Ukraine’s victory

    Other respondents are skeptical about Ukraine’s ability to defeat Russia in this war. In addition, the survey found that while 68 percent of respondents believe that the attack on Ukraine is an attack on Europe as a whole, there is still a significant number of people who are not convinced. Moreover, more than a third […]

  • China’s coach Shui is eyeing last eighth place in the 2023 Women’s World Cup

    BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Chinese national team head coach Shui Qingxia has set her sights on reaching the last eight for the Steel Roses at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in July. In the 2019 World Cup in France, the Chinese team entered the last sixteen. “This time, […]

  • Finns among the 5 most playing countries

    Finns among the 5 most playing countries

    Where does this enthusiasm come from? The answer is not so simple. There are many reasons why casino games are so popular in Finland. Of course, gaming habits and preferences are individual, but you can easily find national common features that explain the popularity of gambling. These include geographical, cultural and social factors. Geography could […]

  • We work ourselves to death

    We work ourselves to death

    Prolonged stress can cause several different diseases. Heart attacks and strokes, but also psychological ailments such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression, which in the worst case can lead to suicide. Long-term stress is a growing problem, and it is often connected with the increasingly intense modern working life. P3 Dystopia unravels why we have […]

  • Almost 100,000 more calls were made to Mielinterveyssuomi’s MIELI crisis line than the previous year

    Almost 100,000 more calls were made to Mielinterveyssuomi’s MIELI crisis line than the previous year

    “Russia’s war of aggression, the coronavirus pandemic and other ongoing crises are taking a toll on people. Low-threshold services, such as the Crisis Hotline, now fill the service gap of public services. People living in Finland should invest more in the psychological resources”, says Sanna VesikansaMIELI Mielenterveys Finland’s crisis operations manager. The most common reason […]

  • Inflation to a 40-year high, family planning and more wind power: Finland in the world press

    Inflation to a 40-year high, family planning and more wind power: Finland in the world press

    In addition, Nieminen says that the rise in consumer prices started in the second half of 2021. Due to the Ukraine crisis and subsequent international sanctions, prices rose steadily in May. The main reason for inflation in 2022 was the rise in loan interest rates and the rise in food and energy prices. The peak […]

  • Guest Comment: Time to say goodbye to SoMe

    Guest Comment: Time to say goodbye to SoMe

    I am 19 and I have deleted my social media accounts. Here’s why I think you should too. Something resonatedA few months ago I decided to delete my Instagram account. On holiday with friends I watched a children’s film called ‘Bridge to Terabithia’. It was an incredibly authentic, relatable film; friendship and the simplicity of […]

  • Patients with treatment-resistant depression are at higher risk of early death

    Patients with treatment-resistant depression are at higher risk of early death

    Washington [US], Dec 15 (ANI): Patients with treatment-resistant depression have a 23 percent higher risk of dying than other depressed patients. They also have twice as much outpatient care and spend three times as many days in inpatient care. That’s according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry by researchers from Karolinska Institutet and […]

  • Anxiety, depression more likely in first-wave COVID-19 patients: Study

    Anxiety, depression more likely in first-wave COVID-19 patients: Study

    The study was based on participants self-reporting of COVID-19 due to the limited availability of tests at the beginning of the pandemic. However, the level of reported infections is similar to two other UK studies conducted at the same time. They also found that having a mental health problem before the pandemic was associated with […]

  • Women Ask Less at Academic Conferences Due to Social Anxiety: A Study

    Women Ask Less at Academic Conferences Due to Social Anxiety: A Study

    The lead author said that addressing these concerns could help women academics participate proportionally in the scientific process Shoshana N. Jarvis (University of California, Berkeley) who conducted the study with Charles R. Ebersole (American Institutes for Research), Christine Q. Nguyen, Minwan Zhuand Laura J. Kray (University of California, Berkeley). “More men participate in Q&A sessions […]

  • Carolina Gynning – walking through fire

    Carolina Gynning – walking through fire

    Carolina Gynning (b. 1978) is scouted as a model early on and decides to leave Skåne and go out into the world. When she enters the Big Brother house in the early 2000s, she has made an impact in, among other places, Milan, Paris and the Playboy mansion in Los Angeles. Since then, she has […]

  • We must act for happiness in the happiest country

    We must act for happiness in the happiest country

    One can joke that in Finland we hide this happiness deep inside us so as not to annoy our Swedish neighbors. Other more rational voices argue that the happiness index does not measure happiness! Rather, it measures the confidence we have in the future and the extent to which we worry about what may or […]

  • The study examines children’s mental health during and after the Covid pandemic

    The study examines children’s mental health during and after the Covid pandemic

    The research is published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and is funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) with support from NIHR PenARC. The researchers compiled 51 studies that looked at how the pandemic affected the mental health of young people in several different areas. Crucially, these studies […]

  • Study suggests how MRI shows brain changes in patina after COVID virus

    Study suggests how MRI shows brain changes in patina after COVID virus

    According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in five adults will develop long-term effects from COVID-19. Long-term neurological symptoms associated with the COVID virus include difficulty thinking or concentrating, headache, sleep disturbances, dizziness, tingling sensation, changes in smell or taste, and depression or anxiety. However, studies have shown that COVID-19 […]

  • Deal With The Kids: Five Reasons Your Child Is More Important Than Your Career

    Deal With The Kids: Five Reasons Your Child Is More Important Than Your Career

    Career or children? It’s a difficult dilemma that seems to pop up in a parent’s life more often than desired. Unfortunately, this very pickle is what left me feeling more than a little heartbroken after I made the difficult decision not too long ago to turn down ‘The Dream Job’ in favor of my little […]

  • How to avoid overspending during the holidays

    How to avoid overspending during the holidays

    The holidays are a time to spend time with loved ones, exchange gifts and enjoy festive meals. But for many people, the holiday season is also a time of stress and anxiety due to the pressures of overconsumption. If you’re having a hard time sticking to a budget during the holidays, check it out Black […]

  • Energy and inflation are at the top of Finns’ list of concerns, according to the study

    Energy and inflation are at the top of Finns’ list of concerns, according to the study

    More than two-thirds expressed concern about the government’s debt burden (71%) and the possibility of a recession (67%). Rising unemployment (62%), rising interest rates (60%) and the consequences of climate change (59%) were the least chosen options in the survey. Answers varied somewhat depending on factors such as age, gender and educational background, according to […]

  • Hugo Lagercrantz – the pediatrician with a need to succeed

    Hugo Lagercrantz – the pediatrician with a need to succeed

    Hugo Lagercrantz wanted to be a doctor just like his father. Today, he is one of Sweden’s best-known pediatricians who does not shy away from entering the debate. In my father’s family, hugging was avoided and it was a requirement to succeed. At the same time, his mother was lobotomized for anxiety, but it was […]

  • Green spotlight: Time for brave choices

    Green spotlight: Time for brave choices

    Turn off the light when not in use. Keep your shower short. Do not turn on the heat too early in autumn. Suddenly the energy companies want to save energy! “It’s all about the pennies and not the climate,” complains Charlotte, a 26-year-old newly graduated engineer. Obsessed with plastic pollution, it took her many months […]

  • Dogs can detect stress and anxiety in humans: Study

    Dogs can detect stress and anxiety in humans: Study

    The study involved four dogs from Belfast – Treo, Fingal, Soot and Winnie – and 36 people. The researchers collected sweat and breath samples from the participants before and after completing a difficult math task. They self-reported their stress levels before and after the task, and the researchers only used samples where the person’s blood […]

  • The home has a significant impact on the happiness of Finns

    The home has a significant impact on the happiness of Finns

    In the Housing Foundation’s Happiness at Home survey, the happiness of Finns and the importance of home was investigated for the second time. According to the results, home is directly connected to happiness. Home was ranked as the second most important source of happiness, right after health. The importance of health has decreased slightly since […]

  • This week’s editorial: A special summer is over

    This week’s editorial: A special summer is over

    The nation is now preparing for the long haul in a changed world. The virus still exists and will likely return as a concern. Hotspots are already popping up and the law against face masks is a joke. Hospitals more experiencedWe continue to handle the situation with dignity. The health service, now back to normal, […]

  • Medical cannabis may be a better alternative to opioids for managing pain: Study

    Medical cannabis may be a better alternative to opioids for managing pain: Study

    Washington [US]Sep 28 (ANI): A new study of thousands of patients has concluded that medical cannabis can be an important alternative to opioids for pain management. The research, published in the peer-reviewed journal Substance Use and Misuse, found that people reported having less pain and were able to function better physically and socially after using […]

  • Science Round-Up: 2050 target for all energy to be sustainable a realistic goal, universities conclude

    Science Round-Up: 2050 target for all energy to be sustainable a realistic goal, universities conclude

    University researchers from 14 worldwide institutions believe that we can completely switch to sustainable energy by 2050. Researchers from Aarhus University present together with 13 other international universities in an energy plan article published in IEEE Access. Work togetherThe researchers have stated that the technology to make this possible is already in place. Poul Alberg […]

  • The study describes how COVID-19 damages the brain

    The study describes how COVID-19 damages the brain

    The authors found that the former group had reduced cortical thickness, which correlated with cognitive impairment and symptoms such as anxiety and depression. The authors analyzed brain samples from 26 people who had died of COVID-19 and found that samples taken from five of these individuals had tissue damage. Further analysis of damaged brain samples […]

  • Study: Fatigue, headache, most common persistent symptoms months after COVID-19

    Study: Fatigue, headache, most common persistent symptoms months after COVID-19

    Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia report their findings in the journal “Science Direct.” “Our results confirm the emerging evidence that there are chronic neuropsychiatric effects following COVID-19 infections,” they write. “There are many symptoms that we didn’t know what to do with in the early stages of the epidemic,” says Dr Elizabeth Rutkowski, […]

  • Borgen Legacy: Why Birgitte Gammelborg’s story is not quite over

    Borgen Legacy: Why Birgitte Gammelborg’s story is not quite over

    Borgen’ is the everyday name for Christiansborg, a large building with facades of gray granite in central Copenhagen. The Danish word ‘borg’ means ‘fortress’ or ‘fortress’, and the definite form ‘borgen’ indicates that this castle is not just any castle, but ‘borgen’ and actually houses the Parliament, the Prime Minister’s Office, the Supreme Court and […]

  • The death of a family member can increase the risk of heart failure mortality

    The death of a family member can increase the risk of heart failure mortality

    Washington [US]July 7 (ANI): Heart failure patients who experience grief or in grief after the loss of a close family member are at increased risk of dying, especially during the first week after the family member’s death, according to a new study. Heart failure (HF) affects more than 64 million individuals worldwide. Previous study results […]

  • According to the WHO, nearly a billion people have mental health problems

    According to the WHO, nearly a billion people have mental health problems

    The figure revealed in the report is amazing, but all the more worrying given that it includes about one in seven teenagers. The detailed work provides a blueprint for governments, researchers, health professionals, civil society, and others who want to support the world in changing mental health. “In 2019, nearly a billion people – including […]

  • Real-time death and horror prove our almost limitless ability to do evil

    Real-time death and horror prove our almost limitless ability to do evil

    The human affinity for blood sports is both old and long-lasting. But there is an even more painful angle to look at evil and fear created by humans. In the age of digital technology, strangely enough, it begins to capture bloody scenes of anxiety and death. And recorded death and horror in real time proves […]

  • Monday’s newspapers: Ukrainian school, false news and distressing times

    Monday’s newspapers: Ukrainian school, false news and distressing times

    The city of Jyväskylä has decided to channel Ukrainian children to one school next semester, says the regional newspaper Central Finland. This autumn, about 150 Ukrainian children aged 6-16 will start teaching at a school in the city of Voionmaa. According to the authorities, the growing number of Ukrainian refugees meant that it was becoming […]

  • Foreign investment in China declines as multinational corporations become pessimistic about the Chinese economy

    Foreign investment in China declines as multinational corporations become pessimistic about the Chinese economy

    Peking [China]May 22 (ANI): Direct foreign investment in China from multinational corporations falls off a cliff as investors become increasingly pessimistic about the Chinese economy amid President Xi Jinping’s strict covid policy and his stance on Russia’s war on Ukraine. These multinational companies face serious challenges in conducting their business in China. A number of […]

  • ‘Angel of Death’ suspect held in Randers

    ‘Angel of Death’ suspect held in Randers

    A middle-aged woman who is believed to be involved in a series of poisonings in a nursing home will remain in custody in Randers for another four weeks, it has been confirmed. It is presumed that the police intend to charge her with attempted manslaughter after a number of residents in the same ward at […]

  • High-quality links between immigrants and long-term residents are vital for integration – but still too rare

    High-quality links between immigrants and long-term residents are vital for integration – but still too rare

    FOCUS, an international consortium funded by the European Commission (2019-2022), has carried out extensive research and target groups with more than 5,000 participants, examining for the first time in a European context both the socio-economic and socio-psychological dimensions of integration. “As millions of people around the world flee their homes, FOCUS conveys key messages about […]

  • International Dance Day 2022: The health benefits of dance

    International Dance Day 2022: The health benefits of dance

    International Dance Day is celebrated every year on April 29 to promote the importance and significance of dance as an art and to honor various forms of dance around the world. The day also celebrates the birthday of the French dancer and modern ballet master and creator Jean-Georges Noverre. Dancing not only relieves stress but […]

  • Benefits of CBD Gummies in Denmark

    Where are the best CBD Gummies in Denmark? How about the best CBD Gummies in all of Europe? These are questions that are often asked and with good reason. The fun and tasty edible things are now the most popular way to enjoy hemp-derived CBD. The colorful edible things can often be a practical snack […]

  • The Chinese electric car manufacturer NIO’s 200,000th vehicle is rolling off the production line

    HEFEI, April 26 (Xinhua) – Chinese electric car maker NIO’s 200,000th vehicle rolled off the production line on Tuesday in Hefei, the capital of eastern China’s Anhui province, according to Qin Lihong, co-founder and CEO of the company. NIO manufactured its 100,000th vehicle in April 2021, a milestone that took the company almost three years […]

  • Why Elon Musk shouldn’t buy Twitter

    Why Elon Musk shouldn’t buy Twitter

    There are many complaints of anxiety from representatives of the “left” (not the right left – that would be us libertarians) who are accustomed to an echo chamber that “protects” them from EVIL PEOPLE and their heterodox political views. Perhaps the craziest view of the opportunity came from the former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert […]

  • Living Faith: Why we should all put our trust in God this Easter

    Living Faith: Why we should all put our trust in God this Easter

    Open any Bible in the middle and you will get the Psalms – every time. It is the songbook of God’s people and contains all human life and emotions. It is praise, ecstasy, tenderness, trouble and lamentation, where we are invited “to sing our way through hell – and into heaven”. Complaint for all war […]

  • Chimaev and Burns thrill in instant UFC classics

    Chimaev and Burns thrill in instant UFC classics

    The UFC duo impressed celebrities, fans and other fighters on social media Welterweight challengers Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns were the highlight of the season at UFC 273 with two title matches, with their clash being called an instant classic and they deservedly won the Fight of the Night bonus. Number two ranked welterweight Burns […]

  • Vapaavuori deplores the Olympic Committee’s case of sexual harassment

    Vapaavuori deplores the Olympic Committee’s case of sexual harassment

    Chairman of the Finnish Olympic Committee Jan Vapaavuori has admitted it "mistakes were made" in dealing with allegations of harassment by a former official Mika Lehtimäki and his subsequent renewal of the contract. Yle Sport reported earlier this week that Lehtimäki had received an internal warning last year after sending late-night text messages to two […]

  • An experience with cruelty in Finnish Jails

    An experience with cruelty in Finnish Jails

    I thought that even if it might not have too much of an impact, I would like to do something and show my support. I got downtown around 2 and got into a tram to go to the Russian embassy. The tram didn’t move for a while, so I looked ahead at what was causing […]

  • The chief official resigns from the Finnish Olympic Committee after late night texting

    The chief official resigns from the Finnish Olympic Committee after late night texting

    Mika Lehtimäki announced on Monday that he was resigning as head of the high – level sports unit of the Finnish Olympic Committee. Yle Sport said Lehtimäki received an official warning last autumn about inappropriate behavior against women in the workplace, which she accepted and said would lead to a change in her behavior. "My […]

  • The last Allegro train arrives in Helsinki when VR interrupts the connection: "This is very sad"

    The last Allegro train arrives in Helsinki when VR interrupts the connection: "This is very sad"

    In the near future, the last Allegro train from St. Petersburg rolled to Helsinki on Sunday evening at 7 pm, carrying worried and confused passengers. Last Friday, the state-owned railway company VR announced that it would suspend all trains to and from Russia without a timetable, when twice-daily services would be re-operated. Yle interviewed the […]

  • Copen ‘with the Kids: Simplify your family’s happiness

    Copen ‘with the Kids: Simplify your family’s happiness

    Looking at the state of the world today, it would be no surprise to any parent to feel a little anxious (read bonkers) from time to time. Not only do we have the daily challenge of keeping our little ones happy and healthy, but we do all this under the invisible but heavy mantle of […]

  • The tenant-owner association Ida was hijacked by criminals

    The tenant-owner association Ida was hijacked by criminals

    This is the story of what has been called the worst hijacking of a tenant-owner association in Sweden. Brf Ida in Malmö, one of Sweden’s largest tenant-owner associations, had a good reputation and a good economy. But in the autumn of 2017, it is discovered that millions are flowing out of the association. The association’s […]

  • Paris attacks accused explain why he has decided to remain silent

    Paris attacks accused explain why he has decided to remain silent

    Thursday’s session of the terrorist trial in Paris, the 94th day of a legal marathon that is likely to last at least another three months, was overshadowed by the decision of two of the accused. . . Osama Krayem and Sofien Ayari. . . to be quiet. A third suspect, Mohamed Bakkali, has also indicated […]

  • The war, the anxiety and the power over the fear

    The war, the anxiety and the power over the fear

    The Armed Forces begins with recurring state updates due to the war in Ukraine and the security crisis in Europe. Swedish society is not affected, but many are worried and the psychological power game around the war must be handled by both private individuals and the defense. Participants: David Bergman, PhD in psychology and teacher […]

  • Potential benefits of CBD and reasons for its abundant use

    Potential benefits of CBD and reasons for its abundant use

    CBD, next to THC, is the second most popular hemp-derived compound. We get CBD by extracting it from hemp and cannabis plants, the same goes for THC, but THC and CBD differ markedly even though they are obtained by the same methods and from the same plants. THC is the compound that gives users an […]

  • The Finnish football captain gives home to a fleeing Ukrainian family

    The Finnish football captain gives home to a fleeing Ukrainian family

    Former Finnish football captain Tim Sparv has handed over his apartment to a Ukrainian family fleeing the war in his home town of Vaasa on the west coast. Sparv, currently living in the Czech Republic, offered accommodation to anyone in need shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February. A Ukrainian living in Vaasa asked […]

  • The Ambassador of Ukraine will receive standing applause in Parliament

    Ambassador of Ukraine to Finland Olga Dibrova Finnish MPs applauded him on Thursday after receiving an invitation to a parliamentary plenary session. "The purpose of the invitation is to show parliamentary support and solidarity with Ukraine," Speaker of Parliament Matti Vanhanenwho had requested the presence of the ambassador at the hearing, stated. In his speech, […]

  • This is how you deal with the emotions surrounding the war

    This is how you deal with the emotions surrounding the war

    On Thursday we woke up to a war in Europe and and everything that previously felt like probabilities suddenly became reality. The world order as we know it is now disturbed – again. Because we thought it was over now, the state of emergency that we learned to live with for two years. During this […]

  • Finns reserve iodine tablets

    Finns reserve iodine tablets

    The attack on Ukraine has affected domestic pharmaceutical sales. Demand for strong iodine has been higher than usual in the pharmacy chain Yliopiston Apteekki, which has stores all over Finland. Strong iodine is only intended for use in a crisis situation, such as a nuclear incident. Iodine tablets from Joensuu’s New Pharmacy ran out on […]

  • UMK 2022: Indie stars and nostalgic performers invest in Eurovision dreams

    UMK 2022: Indie stars and nostalgic performers invest in Eurovision dreams

    The New Music Competition, UMK, organized by Yle, decides which artist represents Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest. This year, the competition features songs in both Finnish and English with themes of life experience, heartache, brazen lust, nostalgia and even atheism. The songs were chosen by a panel of experts. The UMK22 finals will be […]

  • Finnish anti-war protesters take to the streets to support Ukraine

    Finnish anti-war protesters take to the streets to support Ukraine

    Protesters took to the city streets around Finland on Thursday to protest against Russia’s military attack on Ukraine. Police estimate that about 1,500 people gathered for a peaceful demonstration in front of the Russian embassy in Helsinki on Thursday afternoon. The protesters shouted slogans e.g. "Alas Putin" and "Russia out" and a Finnish hip hop […]

  • Tuesday’s newspapers: Ukraine’s reaction, snow chaos

    Tuesday’s newspapers: Ukraine’s reaction, snow chaos

    Monday evening Vladimir Putin gave an extensive televised speech announcing the recognition of the separatist republics concentrated in Donetsk and Luhansk, Ukraine, before signing agreements with the leaders of the two breakaway regions. included the transfer of Russian troops to Ukraine. The UN Security Council met shortly afterwards in an emergency session attended by a […]

  • Exposure to chemical mixtures during pregnancy affects brain development: Study

    Exposure to chemical mixtures during pregnancy affects brain development: Study

    Karlstad [Sweden], February 21 (ANI): Does exposure to chemicals during pregnancy affect a child? Researchers provided evidence that complex mixtures of endocrine disrupting chemicals affect children’s brain development and language learning, by linking human population studies with experiments in cell and animal models. With their new approach, researchers have shown that up to 54 percent […]

  • Survivors of COVID-19 have increased mental health risks even a year later: Research

    Survivors of COVID-19 have increased mental health risks even a year later: Research

    The study was conducted by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System. The results were published in The BMJ. Disorders include anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation, as well as opioid use disorders, illicit drug and alcohol use disorders, and sleep and cognitive disorders. In […]

  • Bäckman received a suspended sentence for persecuting Yle’s journalist

    Bäckman received a suspended sentence for persecuting Yle’s journalist

    The Supreme Court has issued an academic Johan Backman 60-day conditional sentence for harassment of Yle reporter Jessikka Aro. Known for his close relationship with Russia, Bäckman repeatedly sent private messages to Aro on Facebook suggesting a meeting. He also published articles on Twitter and Facebook in which the court found that Aro had been […]

  • A quarter of women in Denmark have experienced domestic violence

    A quarter of women in Denmark have experienced domestic violence

    ONE great analysis from the World Health Organization of 639 global surveys of domestic violence against women and girls, covering 161 countries, reveal that 23 percent of women in Denmark aged 15-49 have been exposed to either physical or sexual violence by their partner or both by at least one apartment. Worldwide, the figure is […]

  • Has Ukraine triggered a geopolitical awakening in Europe

    Has Ukraine triggered a geopolitical awakening in Europe

    Lviv, Ukraine – Western media have been keen to explain in sweeping geopolitical terms why Ukraine plays a role – probably for fear that readers and audiences may believe that the fate of a remote country on the outskirts of Europe does not matter to them. But they may be preaching to the converts, according […]

  • In review: This year’s five best Danish scientific discoveries

    In review: This year’s five best Danish scientific discoveries

    The past year was a year of general uncertainty as fragile attempts at economic recovery were steamrollered by fresh waves of COVID, Meanwhile, the art industry went up to suffocating restrictions, while meeting friends to soothe the nerves was marked by anxiety and awkward distancing. Science is flourishing But necessity is the mother of invention, […]

  • Nurses face sleep disorders due to work stress, schedules: Research

    Nurses face sleep disorders due to work stress, schedules: Research

    The study is published in the ‘Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine’. “Nurses are already threatened by higher levels of depression and inadequate sleep due to the stress of patient care and the nature of shift work. The pandemic appears to have exacerbated these problems at the expense of nurses’ well-being,” he said. Amy Witkoski […]

  • Hedda wanted to take her life as a 16-year-old: Felt I could not take it anymore

    Hedda wanted to take her life as a 16-year-old: Felt I could not take it anymore

    Hedda had a lot of anxiety and self-harming behavior already in middle school. She has had various conversations in child and adolescent psychiatry. She has repeatedly had to wait for action. The diagnosis that shows that she has mild autism and mild ADHD came only after more than four years of contact, and almost a […]

  • Take power over the nervousness

    Take power over the nervousness

    We all suffer from time to time from the paralyzing feeling that nervousness can create. There are then those who turn to the medical and choose to take a so-called beta-blocker – initially a heart medicine, but which also has a calming effect on shaky nerves. But if you do not want to turn to […]

  • Withdrawn diagnosis – The medicine gave me death anxiety

    Withdrawn diagnosis – The medicine gave me death anxiety

    – It went completely wrong in the head. It was noticed that the medicine did not do what it was supposed to. Because it was not the way I was, says Cassandra, 29, who was diagnosed with ADHD when she was 16. The number of children receiving a neuropsychiatric diagnosis such as ADHD or Asperger’s […]

  • Researchers say placebo causes more than two-thirds of COVID-19 side effects

    Researchers say placebo causes more than two-thirds of COVID-19 side effects

    In a new meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled COVID-19 vaccine trials, researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) compared the number of adverse events reported by vaccinated participants with those reported by them. who received a placebo that did not contain the vaccine. The group’s findings were published in the JAMA Network Open. Although […]

  • The wisdom of the ugly duckling

    The wisdom of the ugly duckling

    At the foot of Strandgade, Christianshavn, the old rococo church Christians Kirke opens its doors to international people who seek a deeper understanding of the Danish cultural heritage – and an exploration of perhaps the most difficult question of them all: what it means to be. a human In the years of the golden age, […]

  • TOP 5 movies by Andrei Zvyagintsev you should watch

    TOP 5 movies by Andrei Zvyagintsev you should watch

    Andrei Zvyagintsev, often referred to as the Russian Ingmar Bergman, belongs to the new breed of filmmakers thanks to which Russian film has reached a truly global audience. The Siberian-born director wanted to fulfill his ambition to become a film director since childhood. Inspired by Andrei Tarkovsky, Robert Bresson and Michelangelo Antonioni, Zvyagintsev managed to […]

  • Studying finds insights into how we learn to learn

    Studying finds insights into how we learn to learn

    “As every teacher knows, simply remembering the knowledge we learn in school is hardly the purpose of education,” said Andre Fenton, Professor of Neuroscience at New York University and senior author of research. “Instead of just using our brains to store information for remembering, with the right mental training, we can also‘ learn to learn, […]

  • The study finds good mental health in adolescents born after assisted reproduction

    The study finds good mental health in adolescents born after assisted reproduction

    Solna [Sweden], 31 December (ANI): A new study by Karolinska Institutet found a slightly higher risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder for those born after ART, but this was explained by the parents’ background factors. The research has been published in the ‘JAMA Psychiatry Journal’. “These results are generally reassuring in terms of the psychiatric health of […]

  • Wednesday Magazines: Children’s Power Department, Covid Restrictions, and Planning for a Safe Christmas

    Wednesday Magazines: Children’s Power Department, Covid Restrictions, and Planning for a Safe Christmas

    Helsingin sanomat newspaper to lead on Wednesday to the intensive care capacity of Helsinki Children’s Hospital. Although the burden of Covid in intensive care units is well known, there has long been a shortage of qualified staff in childcare and the situation has only worsened during the pandemic. The situation is so bad that the […]

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    What makes so many Finnish young people feel unwell? This is how Helsingin-Sanomat (HS) asks on its front page on Friday. Even one in four young Finns suffers from a mental health disorder, according to recent data from the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). Figures show that symptoms of depression and anxiety have […]

  • THL study: "What comes to" an increase in depression and anxiety among college students

    THL study: "What comes to" an increase in depression and anxiety among college students

    Research on the health and well-being of Finnish university students has shown that one in three suffers from symptoms of anxiety and depression. This, according to the study, has relatively more mental health symptoms and mental suffering than the adult population as a whole. In February and March of this year, more than 6,000 students […]

  • Monday newspapers: Emergency brake time, presidential election, playing ponies

    Monday newspapers: Emergency brake time, presidential election, playing ponies

    Evening paper Iltalehti tells about it that Pasi PohjolaThe director of strategy of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health says that the key criteria have already been met in order for the government to introduce new strict measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, the so-called "emergency brake". "Yes, the key criteria have […]

  • Getting help from school psychologists in Helsinki is delayed

    Getting help from school psychologists in Helsinki is delayed

    When the Covid crisis caused schools in the metropolitan area to hold lessons at a distance, there was a big spike in the number of students in school psychologists. Amidst distance learning rules and other restrictions, the number of students applying to see a school psychologist increased by 20 percent, which meant hundreds more than […]

  • Six reasons why you should invest in Helsinki

    Six reasons why you should invest in Helsinki

    Helsinki is known for developing urban solutions in cooperation with companies, research institutes and residents. Helsinki is characterized by the development of solutions in cooperation with companies, research institutes and citizens. Still wondering why the capital of the happiest country in the world is the right place to be? Read below 6 reasons why you […]

  • Keep your head cool on border issues

    Keep your head cool on border issues

    When the eastern border is concerned and the opposition demands action, a cold calculation is important The recently aroused interest in Finland’s long eastern border is tragicomic. On the one hand, there is a long historical and deep emotional reserve on the border, and on the other hand, the hair must be lifted that the […]

  • CBD Review: Why Is This Compound Growing In Popularity?

    CBD Review: Why Is This Compound Growing In Popularity?

    You must have heard about the most popular compound we get through extraction from cannabis plants – CBD (cannabidiol). There is an incredible range of product choices filled with CBD, such as CBD gums and other edible goods, CBD tea and CBD oils such as. CBD oil or the CBD crystals. While you may already […]

  • YLE: Mental health absences have increased during the coronavirus epidemic

    YLE: Mental health absences have increased during the coronavirus epidemic

    Other sick leave, on the other hand, has even decreased. “The fact that the increase in mental health absences has accelerated suggests that this is also a reflection of the coronavirus times,” Timo Vänttinen, Aava Health Center Occupational Health Physician. The reasons for the acceleration include fear of contracting the virus in personal work, limited […]

  • Friday’s newspapers: From pandemic to endemic, Porvoo tragedy and late autumn storm

    Friday’s newspapers: From pandemic to endemic, Porvoo tragedy and late autumn storm

    Helsingin sanomat newspaper write that as the number of Covid infections increases "alarmingly" – including the peak of Thursday’s pandemic – we may have a long winter, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. In the most read article in the magazine on Friday morning Tuomas Aivelo, A research doctor in viral […]

  • The number of suicides may be linked to humidity, says a new study

    The number of suicides may be linked to humidity, says a new study

    Heat and humidity due to climate change can be linked to an increase in suicide, according to a scientific report that used data from 60 countries for several decades. One article published in “Scientific Reports” on Monday claimed that they have “empirical evidence” that suggests that “the effects of anthropogenic climate change” – namely heat […]

  • Monday’s newspapers: Government tensions, the downside of telecommuting, human compost

    Monday’s newspapers: Government tensions, the downside of telecommuting, human compost

    Helsinki afternoon newspaper Ilta-Sanomat points out that in any long-term relationship, partners can sometimes find themselves in a bad conflict. The newspaper says that in the case of the current coalition government Sanna Marin (SDP) – at least on the basis of the media – the partner parties are constantly at odds with each other. […]

  • The Road Less Taken: Danish provocateurs

    The Road Less Taken: Danish provocateurs

    Having been married to a Dane for 20 years now, I am no stranger to controversial conversations and remarks. Many times we have been in situations where I have found myself afraid of what might come out of his mouth. While he is funny in Danish, his humor sometimes hits like a sledgehammer for an […]

  • 10 KEY FACTS about the Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff

    10 KEY FACTS about the Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Sergei Rachmaninoff has no peer when it comes to emotional intensity, virtuoso technique and timeless tradition. The musician defined Russian romance in music and became one of the greatest composers and pianists of all time. We have collected 10 interesting facts about the tall man behind “Symphonic Dances”. Versatile talent Sergei Rachmaninoff initially made himself […]

  • Demand for mental health services is growing among students

    Demand for mental health services is growing among students

    Demand for university students’ mental health services has been higher this autumn than before, says Ylioppilasterveyshuolto (FSHS). In September, the need for mental health services was estimated for about 3,300 students, and in October the figure was almost the same, says FSHS Medical Director of Mental Health Services. Tommi Väyrynen. Earlier this year, these estimates […]

  • He says employees are making false accusations

    He says employees are making false accusations

    Viðar Þorsteinsson, CEO of Efling, explains that reports from employees in recent days regarding their insecurity, anxiety and fear of dismissal are not genuine. Former employees have built a solid basis for the false accusations against him and Sólveig Annie Jónsdóttir, the outgoing chairwoman, whom he calls “slanderous misrepresentations.” One request from Efling employees was […]