PTSD prevalent in survivors of severe COVID-19
February 26, 2021
The results are “in line” with findings reported in other events, such as Hurricane Katrina of 2005, and the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.
New resilience center targets traumatized health care workers
December 28, 2020
“It’s been grueling but we learned how to care of ourselves so we can take care of our patients,” said Joe Ciavarro, a PA at Mount Sinai.
Antidepressant shows early promise for mild COVID-19
November 23, 2020
The findings on fluvoxamine “need to be interpreted as hypothesis generating rather than as a demonstration of efficacy,” the study authors wrote.
COVID frontline physicians afraid to seek mental health care
October 29, 2020
“The pandemic emphatically underscores our need to change the status quo when it comes to physicians’ mental health,” said Dr. Mark Rosenberg.
COVID-19: A second wave of mental illness ‘imminent’
October 15, 2020
Each COVID-19 death leaves about nine family members bereaved, note Dr. Naomi Simon and coauthors.
Mental illness tied to increased mortality in COVID-19
October 2, 2020
“Pay attention and potentially address/treat a prior psychiatric diagnosis if a patient is hospitalized for COVID-19,” said Dr. Luming Li.
COVID-19: New guidance to stem mental health crisis in frontline HCPs
September 10, 2020
“Support needs to be deployed in multiple dimensions ... and include training in resilience, stress reduction, emotional awareness, and self-care strategies,” said Dr. Rachel Schwartz.
CDC data confirm mental health is suffering during COVID-19
August 14, 2020
The prevalence of symptoms of anxiety disorder alone was roughly three times that reported in the second quarter of 2019.
‘Staggering’ increase in COVID-linked depression, anxiety
July 31, 2020
“The problem is bigger than anyone imagined, making it clear how the pandemic is affecting people now,” said Paul Gionfriddo of Mental Health America.
Learn to anticipate, resolve difficult interactions with patients
July 24, 2020
Begin by recognizing the difficult situation and assessing how the patient, the environment, or you might be contributing to the problem, said Dr. Donald Black.