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New tool developed by York University could offer more ways to assess distress in youth and adults

New Anti-Mattering Scale provides clinicians with another tool to assess the tendency of certain people to experience a profound sense of not mattering to others TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2021 – As many prepare to spend the holidays in isolation again this year and plans for in-person classes remain up in the air for January due […]

Feeling expendable during the pandemic: why older adults need to feel like they matter

Review examines aging and feeling valued versus expendable during COVID-19 TORONTO, June 16, 2020 – Isolation prescribed to stop the spread of COVID-19 is not only adding to the stress and distress of older people, but events related to the pandemic are reinforcing ageism, say researchers at York University. A new commentary and review led by […]