Higher Rates of Anxiety, Depression Reported Among Minority Children
Research also shows increased prevalence of social risks and unmet social needs.
Study Finds Parents Are Frustrated by Lack of Mental Health Services
Survey respondents cited lack of access to services and therapists as a significant barrier to children’s mental health care.
Teleworking—A New Way of Working?
The COVID-19 crisis has changed teleworking. What should you be aware of looking toward the future?
Clozapine and Severe COVID-19 Infection
Does clozapine increase the risk of severe COVID-19 infection? Researchers performed a larger register-based cohort study of this association.
In Case You Missed It: November 22 to 26
It’s been a full week of interesting stories, commentaries, and more on a variety of topics at psychiatrictimes.com.
COVID-19, Cognition, and Dementias: What Role Has the Pandemic Played?
How does COVID-19 contribute to cognitive impairment in older adults and future cases of dementia?
Caring for Older Adults With Mental Health Disorders During the Pandemic
Majority of Americans Favor President’s Vaccine Mandate: Poll
As we continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of Americans favor the President's vaccine mandates.
Teens in America: How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Shaping the Next Generation
The pandemic has exposed many teens to trauma and tested their fragile resilience. What can you, as a clinician, do to help?
Case Report Poster: A Smelly Situation
This case presented as part of the Poster Presentations at the 2021 NEI Congress is a good reminder of the importance of taking a thorough history.
A Role for Psychiatry in Understanding and Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy
Can our training and experience as psychiatrists shed light on vaccine hesitancy and the thought process behind it?
The Application of Telemedicine in Treating Addiction for Older Adults
Isolated older adults may be especially vulnerable to addiction issues with the onset of the pandemic. Here’s how telemedicine can help.
A poet's reflections on COVID-land's relentlessness grip on society...
In Praise of Empathy: An Application of Social Psychiatry
Empathy will help patients feel they are understood and can better facilitate physician-patient interactions. Here’s how.
Divining the Truth: Anti-Vaxxers, Water Witches, and the Limits of Reason
Deep-seated denial of science and a mistrust of scientific experts... how far do the limits of reason stretch?
Child and Adolescent Mental Health: A National Emergency
Three leading groups in child and adolescent mental health have declared a state of emergency for the nation’s youth.
Critical Thinking, COVID-19 Vaccines, and Deadly Consequences
Critical thinking is sorely missing in our decision-making about the COVID vaccines—and it is having tragic results.
What Colin Powell’s Life and Death Can Teach Us about Vaccination, Racism, and Coalitions
It was recently announced that Colin Powell has died at the age of 84 from COVID-complications.
How American Culture Created the Pandemic of the Unvaccinated
Three forces have converged to generate the perfect storm of civic irresponsibility.
To Mandate or Not to Mandate Vaccination? That is a Social Psychiatric Question
Getting vaccinated and wearing a mask: the ethical way.
Finding Antidotes to Burnout Through Contradictory Truths
Health care workers have always been prone to stress and burnout, and the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the issue. What do we know about burnout and how can we prevent and address it?
Hello, From the Other Side: Psychiatric Complications in a Future Postpandemic World
Psychiatric Times' Editor in Chief shared some insights and data on the psychiatric impacts of COVID-19, and what we might expect in the future.
Waving the White Flags in the Wake of the Pandemic
The National Mall is currently filled with over 660,000 white flags memorializing those lost to COVID-19.
Are You Ready for the Annual Psychiatric Times World CME Conference?
At the Annual Psychiatric Times World CME Conference, an all-star lineup of presenters will share their latest research. Check out this preview of the full agenda.
Banning Alcohol on Airplanes, But Not the Unvaccinated
Should the unvaccinated be banned from airports?
What Do I Do Now? Making Decisions in a Postpandemic World
The pandemic changed the way individuals think and caused adjustments in our worldviews. How is that impacting our decision-making ability?
From Languishing to Flourishing: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
What can be done to mitigate stress and reduce burnout?
9/11 20th Anniversary: COVID-19 Endgame
How has human behavior been affected by the tragedy of 9/11 and the recent trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Media & Mental Health: The Need for More Credible Information
Has the media’s obsession with the COVID-19 pandemic put global mental health at risk?
Navigating COVID-19’s Lessons on Burnout
How has the pandemic affected wellbeing and engagement in the workplace?
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