Coronavirus

Racism, Policing, and COVID-19: How Do We Justify Racial Disparities in 2020?

July 15, 2020

Psychiatrists are in a unique position to actively address the collective trauma caused by rampant and persistent race-based disparities in health care and police violence.

Policing and COVID-19 Disparities: Discrimination, Racism, and Xenophobia

July 14, 2020

A social determinants framework requires that we treat the parallel diseases of COVID-19 and racism as equally detrimental to the health and well-being of our patients.

Rx: Limit Watching the News to 30 Minutes, 3X/Week

July 13, 2020

A 4-step plan to tackle the worries of the day.

Facing Anxiety and Depression

July 01, 2020

More than ever, psychiatrists are encountering patients who may have never experienced mental health issues.

The Paradox of Self-Help

June 30, 2020

During these challenging times, physicians have to be proactive in helping ourselves. And that starts now.

On Climate, COVID, and Race

June 30, 2020

There are moments in history that require us to step back and refocus, to view the issues before us through a new lens and from a different vantage point. We are all now sitting squarely in such a moment.

Investing Tips in a Time of Crisis

June 30, 2020

Amidst this world of unknowns, the authors share some tips and advice to weather the financial fallout of this storm.

Masks, Machismo, and the American Man-Child

June 29, 2020

Given that face masks help prevent asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 and may also reduce the chances of anyone contracting the virus, wouldn’t any decent, responsible citizen put up with such a minor inconvenience? Apparently not.

Digital Technologies in Mental Health Care

June 26, 2020

Sometimes, the book is better than the movie; sometimes vice versa. But there is a lot we don't know as to why in-person therapy works for some and why digital works for others. In this video, experts discuss the evidence.

The Owls: A Reminder There is Hope

June 25, 2020

Sharing a love of these winged visitors brought optimism to a community.