The economic fallout of the pandemic may continue for years resulting in prolonged unemployment and an increasing percentage of the population with untreated serious mental health problems.
In this podcast, Dr Andrew Brown, a member of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry and lead psychiatrist for the Boston Police Department, provides his views on how psychiatrists can help support patients who have anxiety associated with the categorization as “essential.”
Dr Jessi Gold provides quick tips for health care professionals to practice self-care during this difficult time.
As we get past the surge (fingers crossed) of COVID-19, the two most striking pathologies we are seeing are a much greater volume than usual of delirium as well as persistent encephalopathy.
Awais Aftab, MD, interviews this highly respected psychiatrist and genetics researcher, who has been further catapulted into fame over the past two decades through his widely read philosophical commentaries.
One was a civil rights activist. Another, a book illustrator on the side. A third practiced medicine for over 70 years. All served as mentors. No one loss is less profound. Their families and psychiatry mourn them.
Different groups are more susceptible to COVID-19, both socially and medically, which is why cultural sensitivity is so important during this time.
After so many weeks of sheltering in place, watching the news, and not going to restaurants or other public places due to the pandemic, how do we re-engage and re-integrate slowly and maintain calm?
How can telepsychiatry improve quality and access to care as well as reduce physician burnout? Telepsychiatry pioneers
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.