Disaster Psychiatry

Dear Mental Health Innovators: The COVID-19 Honeymoon Is Almost Over

May 19, 2020

Society’s psychological reactions to a crisis can be predicted according to disaster response frameworks, which can be used to understand what to build during the evolving COVID-19 crisis, and when those innovations will prove most vital.

From Tragedy to Realism: The Role of Optimism in Pandemic Recovery

April 15, 2020

What is a “normal” reaction to this pandemic? How does one adapt to a new normal? How does an organization that has to downsize drastically adjust successfully, especially after the “honeymoon period”?

25 Years After the Oklahoma City Bombing

April 07, 2020

Most of us remember where we were when the terrorist bomb shattered our sense of peace in this usually quiet community. The shockwave travelled for miles and across time.

Resilience, Not Panic, in a Time of Pandemic

April 07, 2020

For an inspiring model of communal hope and resilience under a dire threat to survival over COVID-19 fears, the author turns to the Fekalists, the prisoners condemned to be sanitation workers in the Lodz ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland, his parents among them.

PsychPearls: Battling Loneliness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 23, 2020

What can psychiatrists do to help their patients cope with self-quarantine and isolation practices? More in this podcast.

Exploring the Role of Psychiatrists in Disasters

March 20, 2020

These are hard times, but they get a little easier when we make the decision to unite and go through them together.

Best Practices in Using Telemedicine for ADHD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 20, 2020

Psychiatrists are exploring ways to best serve their patients while complying with the medicolegal restrictions of the coronavirus. Here: approaches to best leverage telemedicine for patients with ADHD.

Mental Health Resources and Guidance: Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

Psychiatric Times has collected information to answer your most pressing questions, including how to prepare your office and staff, resources for patients, and information you need to implement telepsychiatry.

COVID-19: What's Your Impression?

March 17, 2020

In this time of uncertainty, sometimes we need to refocus on what’s important. Take a deep breath, and then tell us, what do you think of when you see this image? An image IQ.

Tell Us Your COVID Concerns and Clinical Tips

March 16, 2020

Psychiatric Times wants to know how the pandemic is impacting your practice and your lives.