Author | Anthony T. Ng, MD

Articles

Pandemic Stress Management

April 08, 2020

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Health professionals' emotional reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic range from numbness, anxiety, fear, and rapid shifts to survivor guilt, helplessness, and feelings of detachment. Here: Stress management tactics and what to expect today and beyond.

Disaster Check Points for Psychiatrists

June 23, 2017

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Most individuals who have experienced a disaster-related event or epidemic are at increased risk for distress behaviors that have equally significant and chronic consequences. Here’s what psychiatrists need to know.

Top 5 Stress Reactions to Public Health Epidemics

October 21, 2014

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People experience a spectrum of reactions as a result of epidemics, such as Ebola, and disasters, such as weather-related events. Psychiatrists can provide interventions for those who are in distress with a special focus on mitigating these disaster stress reactions.

Disaster Psychiatry: What Psychiatrists Need to Know

November 17, 2010

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The mental health implications of disasters on individuals and communities are enormous. Psychiatrists play a key role in helping to mitigate and lessen the traumatic burden and in fostering resiliency efforts.

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