Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA, provides guidance for frontline health professionals and caregivers to mitigate stress and burden.
It’s not supposed to happen this way, but when dread pours over and out in this new dark night of the soul, I’m just thankful for anything that makes it stop.
How can psychiatrists help caregivers deal with behavioral disturbances at home, without the possibility of an in-person doctor’s appointment? In this video, Marc E. Agronin, MD, offers tips for helping patients with Alzheimer disease and other dementias.
Whether your goal is to reduce anxiety or increase gratitude, giving thanks in written form can lead to a calmer outlook during this stressful time.
Tips for advocating for yourself and the safety of your patients.
An addiction psychiatrist reviews benzodiazepines pharmacology and examines the risks and benefits of prescribing these medications.
Allen Frances, MD, delivers a powerful message for mental health professionals to help them navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Within days of the COVID-19 pandemic, students scattered from campus to locations around the country, and their psychiatric care was interrupted at a time when they needed support more than ever.
"Mom says viruses don’t attack countries, they attack people. And across countries we are still one people living under one roof." More in this pictorial and therapeutic dialog between a 5-year-old and his mother about the pandemic.
It is one thing to hear from colleagues about how patients and the public are coping with the pandemic. It is quite another to hear directly from children. Five-year-old Adam, his parents, and I invite you to join Team Earth. Here’s why.
Alcoholism and addiction to other mood-altering drugs are biological medical problems, either inherited or acquired. Incurable but treatable, not all addictions lead to catastrophic consequences.
During this time, many individuals with Alzheimer disease are homebound with their caregivers. Here's how clinicians can help caregivers deal with common dilemmas under stay-at-home orders.
The skin is the biological mantle that protects us from the influence of many environmental factors, it is also that which is being exposed not only to sunlight but to viruses and bacteria as well.
This month in history: Determined to regard his patients as individuals, Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler sought to understand his patients and coined the term schizophrenia.
Lithium may have antiviral properties, but it also carries unique risks during a viral infection.