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BLOG: At the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, I turn again, as I did in March 2020, to writing to make sense of my world. I am tired, I am frustrated, and I am weary. But, like you, I am still here.
Even after pandemic stay-at-home orders were lifted, people with obesity continued to struggle with mental health challenges, according to a study published online in Clinical Obesity.
ED visit rates in the US for mental health conditions, suicide attempts, overdoses, intimate partner violence, and child abuse and neglect were higher during the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic compared to last year.
While statewide stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic were initially associated with an increase in internet searches for mental health symptoms, the effect was temporary.
More than half of health care workers directly involved with COVID-19 care screened positive for at least one mental health disorder early in the pandemic, according to a study published online.
Michael Myers, MD, and John Budin, MD, discuss Dr. Myers' recent memoir, how the COVID-19 pandemic is helping medical professionals admit their vulnerabilities, and steps to take when colleagues may…
In this podcast, Psych Congress 2020 chair Charles Raison, MD, and Eleanor Barrett, a fourth-grader from Madison, Wisconsin, discuss the fear and anxiety children may be experiencing during the COVID…
At Psych Congress Elevate, Psych Congress Steering Committee member Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC, discussed clinician burnout and using wellness practices as a possible antidote. In this podcast, she…
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, speaks with general psychiatrist Abbey Strauss, MD, MSW, about the history, chemistry, and potential use of the neurotransmitter…
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