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1 in 10 Teenagers Have Considered Self-harm and Suicide in Pandemic Era: Survey

1 in 10 Teenagers Have Considered Self-harm and Suicide in Pandemic Era: Survey

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A considerable number of teenagers are facing depression and anxiety following the coronavirus outbreak, with 1 in 10 South Korean teenagers saying they have considered self-harm or even suicide, a survey showed Tuesday. The Korea Society for Traumatic Stress Studies conducted an online survey of 570 teenagers between 13 [...]

Acupuncture Helps Overcome Depression: Study

Acupuncture Helps Overcome Depression: Study

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Researchers from the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine said Thursday that they had discovered evidence through a series of animal experiments indicating that acupuncture helps overcome depression. Rats suffering from depression were divided into three groups, with one group receiving no medical treatment and the other receiving acupuncture. The [...]

Medical Workers Fighting COVID-19 Experience Depression: Survey

Medical Workers Fighting COVID-19 Experience Depression: Survey

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 1 in 6 medical workers treating COVID-19 have experienced depression due to prolonged virus battle, a survey showed Wednesday. Researchers from Ulsan University Hospital and Seoul Asan Medical Center conducted a joint survey of 226 and 298 healthcare workers, respectively, to analyze the psychological impact that the pandemic [...]

Researchers Develop Game-based Therapy Program for Children with Depression

Researchers Develop Game-based Therapy Program for Children with Depression

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Researchers from Seoul National University Hospital said Tuesday that they had developed a program that offers computer game-based cognitive behavioral therapy to children struggling with depression. This program consists of a series of training exercises including ones dedicated to overcoming depression, making friends, and promoting learning capacity, held twice [...]

1 in 4 Mild COVID-19 Patients Struggle with Depressive Symptoms and Anxiety

1 in 4 Mild COVID-19 Patients Struggle with Depressive Symptoms and Anxiety

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that 1 in 4 asymptomatic or mild coronavirus patients quarantined at residential treatment centers are suffering from depressive symptoms. A research team from Seoul National University Hospital conducted a study on the psychological health of 107 COVID-19 patients quarantined at a residential treatment center [...]