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Lessons learned from effects of containment policies could help to mitigate impact in future public health emergencies.
Project Engage trains lay community workers to deliver brief, evidence-based interventions for mental illnesses and addictions.
The best way to support women’s mental health is to implement policies that improve access to health care systems, family leave, food security, and housing, Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson said.
Source:The Wall Street Journal
Roughly 5% of adolescent girls suffered from eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia in 2020, said Dr. Evelyn Attia. The likely culprit: isolation and extended time on social media.
Source:June 15, 2020
“Mindfulness is a treatment for a range of conditions including anxiety, stress, and chronic pain,” said Dr. Jeffrey Cohen.
Source:NPRJune 15, 2020
Dr. Ryan Sultan says a goal can help give structure and purpose to long summer days, especially for kids who are anxious about the uncertainty of these times.
Source:MedscapeJune 15, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman helps us understand how COVID-19 affects patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses.
Source:MedscapeJune 12, 2020
"Teletherapy and virtual medication management alone may not adequately address the needs of some of the populations we serve," writes Dr. Angela Coombs.
Source:Time MagazineJune 11, 2020
“Exposure therapy“— safely confronting sources of fear—is the gold-standard treatment for many fear and anxiety disorders. It may help with re-entry anxiety as well, says Dr. Ryan Sultan.
Source:The New York TimesJune 4, 2020
What we know from the limited data about survivors of Covid-19 raises significant concerns, writes Dr. Robert Klitzman.
Source:NBC NewsJune 3, 2020
"I haven't talked to a single patient who isn't anxious," said Dr. Philip Muskin.
Source:Scientific AmericanMay 29, 2020
"Family members should understand their loved ones’ goals and wishes for treatment in the event of critical illness." writes Dr. Christopher Magoon.
Source:WTOP NewsMay 27, 2020
Dr. Ryan Sultan discusses how mask wears can convey messages when facial expressions are partially concealed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source:Everyday HealthMay 26, 2020
Dr. Brian Fallon is launching a study designed to help increase personal resilience and coping strategies using well-known anxiety soothing techniques.