Tag: health-issues

146 Prof's neurological health is declining rapidly. What can I (TA) do? 2015-02-18T02:28:32.273

126 Why is my mood dictated so much by how well my research is going? 2016-06-14T17:53:28.837

124 Two years into my PhD program, and Mom is dying of cancer. Should I tell my advisor about it? 2015-08-28T03:07:11.763

110 How to approach a student with bad hygiene? 2017-12-17T15:35:32.857

92 What can I do if my advisor wants me to keep working, even while I'm on medical leave for severe depression? 2016-12-13T11:00:55.433

88 My supervisor doesn't believe in depression 2017-10-16T11:32:03.163

65 Is there a standard of professionalism in academia requiring me to hide self-harm scars if I'm otherwise comfortable leaving them exposed? 2015-07-13T16:42:17.863

61 Dismissed from PhD due to disability-related misconduct: how to answer question about dismissal? 2017-10-09T16:18:20.720

54 What do I do as a depressed and incompetent TA? 2015-02-28T00:20:34.987

54 How can I avoid the embarrassment associated with needing a sabbatical for alcoholism and mental health treatment? 2016-05-23T09:56:25.760

52 How to handle a student's public speaking anxiety when teaching a class that requires presentations? 2015-02-02T10:02:02.037

47 Is it unethical to accept extra time on exams when I still do well? 2014-04-16T20:58:27.800

40 Should a postdoc talk about his depression with his mentor? 2014-11-17T16:11:01.093

38 How do I cut ties with a bad supervisor? 2017-05-23T10:20:43.900

37 Keeping your throat comfortable after hours of lecturing 2013-04-03T09:30:51.620

36 Graduate school with tinnitus 2018-02-07T10:48:56.493

33 Is it possible for people with a stutter to have a career in academia? 2015-02-13T17:42:14.343

32 How to prevent physical/psychological health side effects of workaholism in academia and research? 2014-08-04T10:59:29.013

31 Panic Attacks during an exam - Can the student be re-tested? 2014-04-11T15:05:30.917

30 Is it common for people in academia to experience prolonged lack of sleep and how to deal with it? 2015-03-18T09:02:55.473

30 How do I tell my advisor about mental health problems? 2015-07-02T04:54:37.997

29 How do I tell my PhD advisor that I'm about to start medications that impair my cognition? 2015-08-31T09:29:27.907

27 When is it a good idea to let an academic department (or a professor) know that I have Asperger's (or ADD)? 2012-03-02T19:57:27.947

26 Reference on abuse of stimulant medications among professors to enhance academic performance? 2014-10-02T18:34:09.557

25 How to tell my supervisor that I have severe phobia of flying? 2014-12-08T23:16:00.480

23 Do I need to mention having survived a life-threatening illness when applying for a new academic position? 2014-12-19T18:46:25.390

21 As a Ph.D. advisor, how do you feel about taking on students with diagnosed depression or bipolar disorder? 2015-04-04T20:32:29.457

20 How do I talk to my professor about my anxiety/depression? 2016-10-14T06:46:47.377

20 Supervising a research student with attention problems - what can I do to help the student be more independent? 2017-08-10T16:56:37.827

19 Developing meta-cognitive and emotional skills during PhD? 2015-03-22T16:02:13.737

19 How to deal with an abusive advisor? 2015-10-09T22:26:52.313

19 My mental health has been damaged. I don't want to quit my PhD but I don't know how to continue? 2017-12-07T16:24:32.320

18 How do international PhD students typically obtain health insurance in the United States? 2014-08-29T10:56:40.447

18 Trauma affected my grades while in undergrad, how will it affect me getting into graduate school? 2014-09-25T17:25:44.297

18 My PhD situation is giving me anxiety attacks. Is quitting (and losing 2 years) my only option? 2015-07-09T15:15:19.227

17 How to prevent calluses from writing on chalkboard? 2014-12-10T16:28:49.393

17 Should an advisor care if their student becomes overweight? 2015-05-23T10:17:18.087

17 My advisor said he has to mention my mental health condition in recommendation letters. How much can he say? 2016-04-05T17:05:21.437

17 How to handle severe illness in promotion and tenure reports? 2017-08-20T10:55:10.807

17 Due to my depression, the department wants to kick me out of the graduate program. How to stay in this environment? 2017-08-24T06:57:26.303

16 How can we help cope with sleep deprivation among university students? 2016-02-29T14:02:57.317

16 Should I notify students that I've interacted with after getting sick, by email? 2018-01-13T03:40:19.750

15 What type of workplace accommodations are departments required to make for a mentally unhealthy faculty member? 2014-10-08T18:50:20.990

15 Should I disclose my mental illness and medication in a PhD position interview? 2015-03-28T18:20:57.837

15 What can be done about an unintentionally disruptive classmate? 2017-01-12T15:31:56.533

14 Should medical conditions that affected performance be stated in personal/research statement? And how? 2012-11-06T07:07:46.067

14 What specific techniques can help someone facing mental health problems (depression, anxiety, ADHD) have a productive academic career? 2015-06-24T13:51:53.483

14 Is it good to buy health insurance for time period between the date of entry into US and the date on which university insurance coverage starts? 2015-07-05T10:59:16.317

14 I regret my choice of grad school, is it possible/common to accept an offer I turned down a year ago? 2017-04-07T18:25:26.930

13 Is it possible to apply for a post doc (and get a post doc) while struggling with the health issues (a life-threatening illness: cancer) 2014-12-21T11:01:17.167

13 Is it worth seeking disability accommodations if I get good grades anyway? 2015-03-09T18:47:24.513

13 How to overcome these learning difficulties and progress in academia? 2015-06-09T23:49:45.467

13 To break mental health condition to potential new advisor? 2017-02-08T20:59:40.367

13 What rules exist to get accommodation regarding coursework due to a depression? 2017-03-22T22:29:21.880

12 How does time off for a serious illness affect funding and duration of PhD? 2014-11-28T18:31:59.510

12 Is it acceptable to keep extending medical leave to prolong insurance coverage, when one has no intent of returning? 2014-12-13T15:29:28.400

12 Would most PhD supervisors stop working with a student who was unproductive due to clinical depression? 2015-01-22T10:58:56.997

12 Impact of student suicide on PhD advisor’s tenure prospects 2015-03-05T08:42:50.840

12 Will my Professor tolerate this medical excuse again? 2015-04-23T09:11:22.037

11 Contribution of gifts and hospital services to university revenue 2012-05-23T09:18:24.110

11 Ill Recommender Gave Me Letter To Submit 2014-09-06T02:49:41.650

11 How should a teaching-assistant calm his anxious student down in an exam? 2014-11-05T14:41:01.253

11 How do I stay motivated in my PhD research when my advisor doesn't seem to like me very much? 2017-01-22T18:42:03.967

10 Studies on lost teaching hours due to USA Affordable Care Act? 2014-06-07T13:14:50.597

10 How much detail about mental health issues should one include in "Special Circumstances" section of graduate school applications? 2014-11-22T12:57:21.023

10 How do I speak with my professor about my mental health? 2015-10-15T04:08:14.317

10 Should I explain my poor performance during undergrad, due to mental illness, when applying for PhD? 2015-12-17T16:38:05.643

10 Psychiatrist from whom I requested documentation doesn't believe in accommodations for adults with ADHD/"hyperkinetic disorder" taking meds 2016-08-23T13:11:58.360

10 How to get recommendation letters for graduate admissions when my social anxiety makes it difficult for me to make connections? 2016-10-27T15:32:24.283

9 What are the health impacts of standing / sitting while lecturing? 2015-03-09T05:45:36.313

9 How to address my multiple undergrad transfers in graduate admissions? 2017-03-28T17:14:29.437

9 How to unintrusively distance myself from control-freak advisor and ride out the end of my PhD? 2018-01-15T16:42:03.223

8 Is it okay if a student wears a mask to class to conceal scars? 2012-05-26T18:19:27.123

8 Should I mention that I have a Bipolar disorder in my statement of purpose? 2014-08-28T18:33:30.760

8 How does Stephen Hawking conduct his research? 2015-03-12T21:41:38.120

8 I am so tired and un-focused in my postdoc. Is quitting my position a good choice? 2015-04-10T03:48:34.393

8 How do grad schools look upon students with chronic illnesses? 2015-07-19T22:30:05.337

8 Asking for a letter of recommendation from a professor who's witnessed my breakdown 2016-03-15T21:09:42.553

7 How to alleviate "back to school" anxiety as a graduate student? 2015-08-31T23:17:16.547

7 Mental Illness as a cause of academic disruptions 2015-11-09T17:46:53.750

7 Need a thesis extension due to mental illness, but supervisor seems unwilling. How to proceed? 2016-10-06T15:24:18.047

7 Are gap semesters frowned upon in graduate school applications? Should I explain mental health situation that led to the gap? 2017-01-14T06:15:44.080

7 If because of some recent mental health situation you cannot perform as good as before, should you mention it when applying for a position? 2017-08-15T23:51:15.330

7 Would it be appropriate to ask depressed brother's professor to reach out to brother? 2017-12-24T21:50:54.113

6 How will an application for graduate admissions be affected if psychological issues prevent student from getting strong recommendations? 2014-11-04T01:34:08.330

6 Should a personal statement for grad school discuss large challenges in personal life? 2015-12-08T11:51:26.807

6 Disclosure of history of depression 2016-05-28T12:27:28.433

5 What do I do with my exam tomorrow given that I supplied medical certificates 2013-10-28T14:03:53.127

5 Why are there so many mental health problems in academia? 2015-05-25T14:59:11.487

5 Should universities give extra time or related accommodations for students with mental illnesses? 2015-08-25T13:26:09.737

5 I could see what part of the exam paper another student seemed to be focusing on, now I'm worried I was cheating 2015-11-21T20:47:46.967

5 Is autism more prevalent amongst students in well-ranked universities? 2016-10-14T00:52:00.287

5 Telling my bachelor thesis supervisor about my mental health issues 2017-05-11T16:21:21.387

5 In a limbo stage in PhD. How to get out of it? 2017-11-28T13:04:55.707

4 Will one 'C' grade due to health issues ruin my chances of admission into a top grad school? 2013-06-15T04:51:10.793

4 What is the gender distribution of those who perform potentially hazardous scientific experiments? 2014-09-28T03:52:37.393

4 Can a US university force a foreign student to obtain health insurance from a specific provider? 2014-10-02T17:00:47.440

4 I am interested in graduate studies, but I was dismissed from my undergraduate program for poor grades. Where do I go from here? 2015-06-23T06:21:49.503

4 Include Disability in Statement of Purpose 2015-11-13T15:29:04.860