COVID-19 pandemic has long-lasting effects on adolescent mental health and substance use

Journal Reference: Ingibjorg Eva Thorisdottir, Gudjon Agustsson, Saeunn Yr Oskarsdottir, Alfgeir Logi Kristjansson, Bryndis Bjork Asgeirsdottir, Inga Dora Sigfusdottir, Heiddis Bjork Valdimarsdottir, John Philip Allegrante, Thorhildur Halldorsdottir. Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent mental health and substance use up to March, 2022, in Iceland: a repeated, cross-sectional, population-based study. The Lancet Child & Adolescent … Read more

What time does “Infiesto” premiere, the Spanish thriller set in the pandemic

1675363829 What time does Infiesto premiere the Spanish thriller set in

The end of a kidnapping is only the beginning of your investigation. Two inspectors will have to advance alone in a country stopped by the state of alarm. (Netflix) I infest is an upcoming Spanish film by Patxi Amezcua (Seventh) that takes us back to the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Isak Férriz and Iria … Read more

‘M3GAN’ Joins Top 10 Highest Grossing Horror Movies Of Covid Pandemic Era

M3GAN Joins Top 10 Highest Grossing Horror Movies Of Covid

The 2023 box office got off to a good start with blockbuster Christmas holdover Avatar: The Way of Water heading toward $2 billion, and the January release of acclaimed breakout horror hit M3GAN, which should reach $100+/- million worldwide today. Which means Director Gerard Johnstone’s M3GAN has officially joined the top 10 highest grossing horror … Read more

Moms’ alcohol use changed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Journal Reference: Bridget Freisthler, Jennifer Price Wolf. Longitudinal Changes in Self-Reported Alcohol Consumption by Mothers’ During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 2022; DOI: 10.1093/alcalc/agac064 Findings showed that the number of drinks per day increased for moms later in the pandemic, raising concerns that mothers may have been more likely to binge when they did … Read more

For female astronomers, the COVID-19 pandemic widened publishing’s gender gap

Journal Reference: Vanessa Böhm, Jia Liu. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on publishing in astronomy in the initial two years. Nature Astronomy, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41550-022-01830-9 The pandemic appears to have worsened that gender imbalance. In a paper appearing today in the journal Nature Astronomy, two cosmologists — Vanessa Böhm of the University of California, Berkeley, … Read more

Pandemic fatigue fueled political mistrust and conspiracy beliefs across Europe and the United States, study finds

Journal Reference: Frederik Jørgensen, Alexander Bor, Magnus Storm Rasmussen, Marie Fly Lindholt, Michael Bang Petersen. Pandemic fatigue fueled political discontent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022; 119 (48) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2201266119 “Prior research has found that small groups of people have been radicalised and that pandemic fatigue has proven a health … Read more

In-person learning helped narrow reading gaps during pandemic

Journal Reference: Jackie Eunjung Relyea, Patrick Rich, James S. Kim, Joshua B. Gilbert. The COVID-19 impact on reading achievement growth of Grade 3–5 students in a U.S. urban school district: variation across student characteristics and instructional modalities. Reading and Writing, 2022; DOI: 10.1007/s11145-022-10387-y “Online instruction was inevitable during the pandemic, but in-person schooling was an … Read more

Masks saw more than 90 percent of deaf people struggle to communicate during pandemic, study finds

Journal Reference: Eva Gutierrez-Sigut, Veronica M. Lamarche, Katherine Rowley, Emilio Ferreiro Lago, María Jesús Pardo-Guijarro, Ixone Saenz, Berta Frigola, Santiago Frigola, Delfina Aliaga, Laura Goldberg. How do face masks impact communication amongst deaf/HoH people? Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2022; 7 (1) DOI: 10.1186/s41235-022-00431-4 It also discovered that 76% missed vital information and 59% felt … Read more

Cinema attendance does not recover after the pandemic, while movie and series platforms skyrocket

Cinema attendance does not recover after the pandemic while movie

The ‘Survey of Cultural Habits and Practices 2021’, which is carried out every three years by the Ministry of Culture and Sports to find out how the preferences of the Spanish are modified, offers a devastating fact: in the last year, only a quarter of the viewers (27.7%) who attended the rooms before the covid … Read more

Increased use of telehealth for opioid use disorder services during COVID-19 pandemic associated with reduced risk of overdose

Journal Reference: Christopher M. Jones, Carla Shoff, Kevin Hodges, Carlos Blanco, Jan L. Losby, Shari M. Ling, Wilson M. Compton. Receipt of Telehealth Services, Receipt and Retention of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder, and Medically Treated Overdose Among Medicare Beneficiaries Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Psychiatry, 2022; DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2022.2284 Published today in JAMA … Read more