In The News: Department of Psychology
When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?
Across the country, young adult professionals and college students have returned in greater numbers to live with their parents in recent years, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. The trend has been particularly noticeable in those in the 25-34 age bracket, where the percentage has risen from a low of 13.5 percent for males and 7 percent for females in 2003 to 20.4 and 13.1 percent, respectively, in 2019. Many experts say the new coronavirus pandemic will only accelerate that trend.
Students of the 2020 generation thought they would spend the spring like the older ones before them.
For most people, modern life has gotten more stressful. The usual grind of working hard and paying the bills has been upended by a global health crisis and the resulting economic troubles.
Sam Lieberman knew everybody, from senators to barbers. But when he died April 3 at age 58, nobody attended his memorial service.
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States we have seen a shift in the way we communicate, the way we approach personal hygiene, and the way we would normally enjoy our time with family and friends.
Experts are warning about the damaging effects the coronavirus crisis can have on one’s mental health. UNLV is offering free counseling to anyone who needs help getting through the pandemic.
By the time the spread of COVID-19 closed much of Nevada, The Practice Mental Health Clinic at UNLV had already been working on a plan to provide free, accessible mental health care for those who need it during the crisis.
If you feel like you’ve been a ball of anxiety the past few weeks, you’re definitely not the only one. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the entire world for a loop. It may seem like there’s something new to worry about every day — so it’s no wonder many people are dealing with “coronavirus anxiety.”
It should be a busy time at UNLV.
Experts promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves against COVID-19.
A few weeks ago (or maybe it was days — time means nothing to me anymore), a push notification on my phone alerted me that my friend had tagged me in her Instagram story.