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.

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.