During this time of social isolation, people who are single may be having a difficult time. Staying home in lockdown may mean they haven't been seen or touched another person in weeks or months. A board-certified pediatrician and adult and child psychiatrist discusses these issues in this podcast.
The mortality rate is unacceptably high in patient with serious mental illnesses. Several psychosocial interventions have been developed that may benefit these patients.
Children are struggling through the pandemic. Here are strategies to spot symptoms before things get out of hand.
A child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist answers three key questions regarding youth and COVID-19.
None of them are perfect, but a few rise to the top, according to recent guidelines.
A constellation of factors contributes to heightened anxiety symptoms associated with the pandemic. The author offers simple steps to help patients alleviate stress.
Patients with bipolar disorder often find it difficult to maintain schedules and routines, all the more challenging with the COVID-19 pandemic. More in this video.
Do you prescribe antidepressants for your patients with bipolar depression? If so, think again, and consider results from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program – Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) studies.
Lithium may have antiviral properties, but it also carries unique risks during a viral infection.
Sleep deprivation increases the risk of viral infections and even mania. Here is the evidence.