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Columbia Psychiatry and the NYPL have joined forces in a public health initiative to assist NYC's Black and Latinx neighborhoods dealing with the mental health fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Updates from Columbia Psychiatry
“Uncertainty and unreliability — not having the security of knowing what happens yet — has been traumatizing at a core level, from the very beginning,” said Dr. Maureen O’Reilly-Landy.
Source:Verywell MindOctober 7, 2020
"People across political divides believe that leaders from the opposite side pose a significant threat to their way of life and the well-being of the country as a whole," says Dr. Jeffrey Cohen.
Source:InsideHookOctober 5, 2020
“V.I.P. syndrome occurs when a celebrity or otherwise well-connected ‘very important person’ receives a level of care not available to the average patient,” wrote Dr. Robert Klitzman.
Source:Verywell MindSeptember 28, 2020
"For children not physically attending school, it is important to build and maintain other meaningful social opportunities," says Dr. Anthony Puliafico.
- September 22, 2020
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, it was common to hear, “the virus is the great equalizer.” However, this has not been true for the Transgender and Non-Binary (TGNB) community.
Source:StatSeptember 18, 2020
“I think intuitively all the people in this field know that the future of mental health is going to involve digital health care in some way, shape, or form,” said Dr. Ravi Shah.
Source:New York TimesSeptember 10, 2020
"At a certain point, if everyone sports masks, they can become a new norm, but getting to this point takes time," writes Dr. Robert Klitzman.
- September 8, 2020
Columbia Psychiatry researchers have been working on solutions to remedy increased anxiety, depression, and even suicide as a direct result of the economic downturn.
- August 21, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman joined international researchers, clinicians, mental health experts, and services users to reflect on the challenges COVID-19 poses to mental health.