Is there special guidance for APA members regarding COVID-19 and their practices/patients? What resources are available?
Joshua C. Morganstein, MD
How can psychiatrists practice self-care and avoid burnout? How can mental health professionals balance the needs to protect oneself and one’s family while caring for patients during this pandemic?
Dr Morganstein, Chair of the American Psychiatric Association Committee on the Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster, talks about special measures that psychiatrists should take for their patients during this time of uncertainty.
How can psychiatrists advise patients to manage their stress and to remain calm?
What can psychiatrists do to help their patients cope with self-quarantine and isolation practices? More in this podcast.
Emerging infectious disease outbreaks cause significant fear and uncertainty. Psychiatrists can play an important role in supporting the well-being of patients and families, health care personnel, and the general public.
An understanding of evidence-based interventions can assist with the management of physician work-associated trauma within the unique setting of health care environments.
When widespread fear and anxiety about the spread of an infectious disease stress our society, psychiatrists can play a variety of important roles in population health management.