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Featuring Insights From the Psych Congress Steering Committee

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.
May 28, 2020
A “small but important” number of people will develop COVID-19–related psychosis, according to a rapid review published online in Schizophrenia Research.
May 07, 2020
BLOG: In the middle of a crisis, it is difficult to plan ahead, but that is what we must do now, not only for those impacted by this current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also to build inner resilience to care for those who may be impacted by a coming wave in the fall.
May 07, 2020
During the COVID-19 home confinement in China’s Hubei province, more than 1 in 5 children reported experiencing depressive symptoms, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
April 28, 2020
BLOG: Now is the time for us as mental health care providers to begin to prepare ways to reach out to our colleagues on the frontlines to make our services more easily available, starting with the assumption that they are traumatized until proven otherwise.
April 28, 2020
The international response to COVID-19 must include multidisciplinary mental health research, argues a position paper published online in The Lancet Psychiatry.
April 22, 2020
The neuropsychiatric burden of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to be significant, warns a paper published online in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.
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