Nearly a third of patients who sought emergency department treatment for COVID-19 were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder at a post-recovery health check, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
People with dementia have double the risk of contracting COVID-19, and have higher hospitalization and mortality rates when they do get the virus, compared with those without dementia, according to a published study.
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.
With fear over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreading worldwide and cautionary measures changing our daily lives, it's understandable for everyone to feel some anxiety. In this short program, Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD, founder and director of the…
In this video, part of the "Coping During COVID-19" series, Psych Congress Steering Committee member Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, shares techniques for maintaining social connectedness in a time of social distancing.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued new guidance that allows Medicare patients to receive mental health services through basic live videoconferencing regardless of geographic location.