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Coping During COVID-19
In this blog post, part of the "Coping During COVID-19" series, Psych Congress Steering Committee member Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC, writes about how people can navigate the grief they experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coping During COVID-19
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: As a health care professional, I have watched the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic with alternating measures of horror, dread, fascination, frustration, and fear.
Anxiety Disorders
Holly Hendin, PhD, MD
BLOG: Like me, you are probably noticing more and more in recent weeks that emotions, like viruses, seem to be spreading from person to person.
Coping During COVID-19
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: I’ve been washing my hands a lot this week. Transiting through an airport, a task once done without thought, suddenly seems like tiptoeing through a minefield of COVID-19.
Suicide
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: Retired California urologist William Lynes, MD, has shared the story of his psychiatric illness and suicide attempt, in publications and in lectures, and believes the results are all positive.
General Psychiatry
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: Walmart is planning to use its vast network of stores to host mental health clinics where self-paying patients could pay $1 per minute to see a mental health clinician.
General Psychiatry
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: When we sit with the pain of our patients, it’s important to remember that our psyches do not end at the edges of our skin, and that which is going on in the larger world impacts our inner worlds.
Suicide
Douglas A. Landy, MD
BLOG: In my work, I see patients already identified as suicidal either by word or deed. My job is to assess the degree of risk and decide what type of care is needed. In meshing my own experiences with suicide with those who I treat, I’ve arrived at a number of conclusions which happily are supported in the literature.
BLOGS
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: I sat down with Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC to better understand the connection between wellness and psychedelics.
Suicide
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: Like most survivors of suicide loss, Dr. Sangeeta Mahajan does not want her son to have died in vain. His life was cut short by the rapid onset of a crippling mood disorder.
Psych Congress Year-Round
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: It is becoming increasingly clear that the practice of psychiatry will be changing from one in which we ask our patients to take a daily pill to one where we deliver procedures that have enduring effects.
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