A Day and a Year of Awe

Can a sense of awe help us medically?

Psychiatry & Society

H. Steven Moffic, MD, shares how awe, according to recent research, can reduce inflammation and combat the effects of depression and burnout. Are you experiencing enough awe?

Dr Moffic is an award-winning psychiatrist who has specialized in the cultural and ethical aspects of psychiatry. A prolific writer and speaker, he received the one-time designation of Hero of Public Psychiatry from the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association in 2002. He is an advocate for mental health issues related to climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric Times™.