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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.
"I never imagined that I would be attempting to calm my patients’ fears in the midst of a global pandemic during my first two years as a faculty psychologist," writes Dr. Courtney DeAngelis.
Source:BusinesswireNovember 16, 2020
“The COVID-19 pandemic will be accompanied by a wave of mental health consequences for children, adolescents, and families,” said Dr. Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele.
Source:ABC NewsNovember 15, 2020
"Police are not clinicians," said Dr. Stephanie LeMelle. "Asking them to make a clinical assessment or to intervene with a person who is experiencing emotional distress is not reasonable."
- November 13, 2020
This year’s Eric D. Hadar Distinguished Lecture will take place on November 18th, 2020 with Dr. Dorothy Hatsukami, who will present, “Tobacco Harm Reduction: Controversies and a Path Forward.”
Source:The HillNovember 11, 2020
“New York City is changing the outdated and dangerous use of police that too often has led to injury and even death," said Linda Rosenberg, MSW.
- November 9, 2020
Columbia researchers have found a potential neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions that fits within the hierarchical model of psychosis and can explain their clinical presentation
Source:The HillNovember 6, 2020
"This is a challenging time for the entire nation for many reasons: chief among them is uncertainty," says Dr. Ravi Shah.
Source:SelfOctober 31, 2020
“Offering validation, which is to communicate that a person’s experience is understandable and makes sense, can help decrease election stress,” says Dr. Jeffrey Cohen.
Source:Verywell HealthOctober 30, 2020
“People who call the hotline need more than just help during a crisis, they need to be connected to a mental treatment that actually works for continued care," says Dr. Jeffrey M. Cohen.