UN leads call to protect most vulnerable from mental health crisis during and after COVID-19

15/05/20

Launching the UN policy brief – COVID-19 and The Need for Action On Mental Health – Mr. Guterres highlighted how psychological problems such as depression and anxiety “are some of the greatest causes of misery in our world”.

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Have you felt lonely these months?

06/05/20

A few days ago our main researcher David Bartrés-Faz chatted live with Raül Toran about mental health during the confinement, in a new edition of the Live Talks at Instagram @CosmoCaixa

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Recommendations to return to physical activity on the street

04/05/20

After weeks of home confinement due to the situation caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the time finally comes when you can return to physical activity on the street. But the return to exercise and sport should be gradual and not leave home to “give it all” from the first minute. We give you 5 recommendations for this long-awaited moment.

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“Challenging the brain with cognitive stimulation is important”

28/04/20

Dr. Josep Maria Tormos, Research Director at the Institut Guttmann, talks about taking care of and stimulating brain health with the free and open version of the GNPT cognitive training program with scientifically validated exercises.

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A portrait of survivors of confinement

27/04/20

When scientists at the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative (BBHI) began, two years ago, to study beneficial habits to maintain brain health, they did not imagine that, in addition, an opportunity would be opened to discover how it reacts in a context of confinement.

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3 ways to protect your mental health during – and after – COVID-19

21/04/20

How many of us right now are experiencing a heady cocktail of confusion, anxiety and even some surprising moments of respite from our pre-COVID-19, always-on-the-go culture?

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Do cognitive training exercises during confinement!

14/04/20

Doing cognitively stimulating activities is important for our brain health. In fact, this constitutes one of the pillars for brain health and we are already finalizing an App that will include cognitive training and that we hope to make available to volunteers very soon.

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Good sleep, essential for health

07/04/20

Protecting our health and that of those we love against the threat of COVID-19 is, without a doubt, our first priority at the moment.

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“We have all felt lonely once”

06/04/20

The scientific director of the project was interviewed at Quatre Gats program on TV3 dedicated to loneliness.

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New COVID-19 questionnaire available

As we announced a few some days ago, we have re-launched the questionnaire that collects information on how confinement affects brain health. Will be available to respond until THURSDAY April 9th at 12am.

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