Marc E. Agronin, MD

GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MC

1000 MONTAUK HWY

Articles

The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Long-Term Care Settings

November 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of residents in 2 fundamental ways; directly through infection, and indirectly, but more insidiously, through social isolation and other psychological stresses.

Caring for Patients With Neurocognitive Disorders During the Pandemic

April 22, 2020

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.

Alzheimer Disease and COVID-19

April 16, 2020

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.

Detecting Agitation in Patients With Dementia and Alzheimer Disease

January 27, 2020

In this video, Marc E. Agronin, MD, discusses several factors that may play a role in agitation. One would be underlying medical causes. It could be an acute disease state impairing brain function. And the list goes on.

Understanding and Managing Agitation Associated with Dementia

December 27, 2019

Agitation can worsen function, pose safety concerns, and increase caregiver stress. It can be both confusing and frustrating to understand and manage these behaviors, but there are several approaches that can make all the difference.