Summary: Resiliency after age 50

  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Anonymous
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 22 March

Query: Looking for experts (psychologists, researchers or physicians) who can discuss resiliency, age, and mental health.

  1. What are factors that affect resiliency after the age of 50?
  2. How can people cultivate resiliency in their lives?
  3. What resources can help them feel mentally stronger?

Summary: Neurodivergence and Depression – What’s the Link?

  • Name: Sarah Barkley Healthline / Psych Central
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Healthline / Psych Central
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 22 March

Query: We want to provide users with an explanation of what it means to be neurodivergent, as well as whether or not depression is a form of neurodivergence

  1. Is Depression Considered a Neurodivergent Disorder?
  2. What is the link between neurodivergence and depression?
  3. What qualifies as neurodivergent?

Requirements: Professionals and experts only, please

Summary: Psychologist and MD/DO on – What to consider about keeping a serious illness private?

  • Name: Christine Byrne Everyday Health
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Everyday Health
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 22 March

Query: Please answer all questions and include how you’d like to be credited, including a link to your bio.

  1. Why might some people want to keep medical issues/diagnoses private? What are some reasons this might come up?
  2. What are some advantages of keeping your health issues to yourself? What are some things to consider if you make this decision?
  3. What are the pros and cons of keeping a medical issue/diagnosis to yourself?
  4. What are some things to consider when deciding to keep a medical issue/diagnosis to themselves?
  5. What are some advantages of disclosing/letting friends, family, and others know about what you’re going through?
  6. What are the advantages of letting work know (i.e. things like FMLA)? What are some things people should know about disclosing maybe to HR, but not everyone at work?
  7. Tips for Keeping Your Medical Issues to Yourself — can you give 1-2 tips on how to cope with the issues that come up, and emotions around this?

Requirements: Must be a PhD, PsyD, or MD/DO with relevant experience working with people with serious illness

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