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Featuring Insights From the Psych Congress Steering Committee

January 09, 2021
BLOG: We humans are complex creatures who can hold, Shiva-like, the simultaneous capacity for tremendous creation in one hand and woeful destruction in the other.
September 10, 2020
A general population survey launched in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic has collected responses from more than 92,000 people in 140 countries, Christoph U. Correll, MD, a co-leader of the project, said during the Psych Congress 2020 welcome session.
August 07, 2020
BLOG: The Physician Support Line launched by Dr. Mona Masood, a Philadelphia psychiatrist, started as an idea on social media, and now has more than 700 psychiatrist volunteers.
July 28, 2020
During the acceleration phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine physicians in 7 US cities experienced moderate to severe levels of anxiety at work and at home, regardless of the intensity of the local surge.
July 28, 2020
People with current or past COVID-19 symptoms are more likely to develop general psychiatric disorders and experience loneliness, according to a study published online in Psychiatry Research.
July 25, 2020
A panel of mental health experts at the opening session of Psych Congress Elevate emphasized the importance of looking beyond the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and instead to the opportunities it presents now and the positive change it could bring in the future.
June 11, 2020
More than 13% of US adults reported symptoms of serious psychological distress in April 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, up from 3.9% in 2018, according to a findings published in a research letter online in JAMA. 
June 05, 2020
More than 4 out of 10 parents with children at home report high stress levels dealing with managing online learning and other pressures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 01, 2020
COVID-19 could cause delirium in 1 in 4 patients during hospitalization as well as the possibility of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) afterward, according to a published systematic review and meta-analysis.
May 28, 2020
BLOG: We know that isolation is one of the drivers of suicide in doctors. But listening to how doctors are affected in their heroic work on the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic gives me hope that barriers to openly sharing one’s personal distress are lowering.
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