Author | Barbara Long, MD, PhD, FABPN, ACP, President-Elect Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

Articles

How to Help Support Patients Who Are “Essential” Workers

May 27, 2020

In this podcast, Dr Andrew Brown, a member of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Work and Organizations Committee and lead psychiatrist for the Boston Police Department, provides his views on how psychiatrists can help support patients who have anxiety associated with the categorization as “essential.”

How to Support and Evaluate Patients Experiencing or Fearing Job Loss in the Era of COVID-19

May 15, 2020

In this podcast, psychiatrists from the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry, Work and Organizations committee walk us through assessing how a patient's work ties to their sense of identity. They describe ways to validate a patient's feelings, provide reassurance, and help manage their emotions.