Author | Judson A. Brewer, MD, PhD

Articles

PsychPearls: Altruism During Self-Isolation

April 13, 2020

Article

Dr Jud Brewer discusses the benevolent effects of altruism during the coronavirus pandemic in this brief podcast.

Can App-Based Mindfulness Reduce Physician Anxiety and Burnout?

April 06, 2020

Article

In what seem like ancient times “BCV” (before coronavirus), there was a more slowly growing scourge for physicians and other health care workers: burnout.

PsychPearls: The Coronavirus Anxiety Cycle

April 03, 2020

Podcast

Sit back and listen to Dr Jud Brewer discuss integrative approaches to managing anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Smoking Cessation: What’s Next?

November 19, 2013

Article

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in the US. The majority of smokers want to quit, but only a fraction achieve this annually. New evidence shows it is possible to teach patients to weaken the link between craving and smoking until they are able to ride out any craving–and consequently quit.

Grand Rounds: Neural Mechanisms of Mindfulness Training

February 04, 2013

Article

Mindfulness training is a viable treatment tool that rivals psychopharmaceutical agents for the treatment of addiction, anxiety, depression, and other psychiatric disorders.