Ronald Pies, MD, offers advice on talking to patients about spirituality during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ronald Pies, MD, talks about the current pandemic and care of the soul, as well as how clinicians can talk to patients who may find it important and helpful to discuss spiritual issues.
Dr Pies is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Lecturer on Bioethics and Humanities, SUNY Upstate Medical University; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine; and Editor in Chief Emeritus of Psychiatric Times (2007-2010).
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