PsychPearls: Battling Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020

How can psychiatrists advise patients to manage their stress and to remain calm?

Dr Joshua Morganstein, Chair of the American Psychiatric Association Committee on the Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster, answers this question: There is a lot of panic, and anxiety/stress is on the rise, even in people without mental illness. How can psychiatrists advise patients to manage this stress and to remain calm?

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