Author | Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD


The New Game of Microbiology Clue: The Who, When, Where, and Why of the Novel Coronavirus

March 16, 2020


Psychiatrists must have a basic understanding of the pathophysiology of coronaviruses in order to be able to accurately explain and discuss those issues with their patients, especially as mental health ramifications are expected.

Psychiatrists Beware! The Impact of COVID-19 and Pandemics on Mental Health

March 15, 2020


Psychiatrists are uniquely situated to help both their patients and the greater community understand the potential impact of the virus and help patients, families, and society deal with this latest threat.

Mini Quiz: Coronavirus Outbreak and Mental Illness

March 11, 2020


Can outbreaks such as COVID-19 affect existing illnesses and precipitate new-onset psychiatric symptoms in children and adults?

Psychiatric Sequelae of Pandemics

January 08, 2020


Psychiatrists are likely to encounter patients with depression, anxiety, and paranoia related to communicable diseases and pandemics. Following is a summary of memorable epidemics/pandemics.

Fears, Outbreaks, and Pandemics: Lessons Learned

November 15, 2019


Infectious outbreaks have shaped the psyche of humanity for times immemorial.