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Managing Mental Health During & In The Aftermath Of A Pandemic: Positive Changes From The Current Epidemic

In this companion piece to the PsychU May 21, 2020 webinar, “Managing Mental Health During & In The Aftermath Of …

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Supporting Strong Mental Health: Interviews with Mental Health Experts During COVID-19 Pandemic (Part 3)

In this first series of the Building Mental Resiliency video series, we share a Q&A on mental health during the …

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Supporting Strong Mental Health: Interviews with Mental Health Experts During COVID-19 Pandemic (Part 2)

In this first series of the Building Mental Resiliency video series, we share a Q&A on mental health during the …

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Supporting Strong Mental Health: Interviews with Mental Health Experts During COVID-19 Pandemic (Part 1)

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to both our physical and mental wellbeing and we must all navigate new …

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62% Of U.S. Physicians Report Pay Cuts Due To COVID-19

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Adults With Disabilities Experience Frequent Mental Distress 4.6 Times As Often As Adults Without Disabilities

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Unpaid Family Caregivers Are 26% More Likely To Have Conditions That Result In Poorer Health

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An Interview With Becky Stoll Of Centerstone: PsychU’s Value From A Mental Health Advocate’s Perspective

Becky Stoll, LCSW, Vice President of Crisis and Disaster Management for the not-for-profit behavioral health care organization Centerstone, discusses how …

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Focusing On The Non-Health Factors Of Health

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Post-COVID-19 Pandemic: Behavioral Health Providers Declare Telemedicine Is Here To Stay

The one certainty in 2020 has been there is no certainty. Starting with the early whispers of a new virus …

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Federal Judge Strikes Down DOL Restrictions On Which Workers Can Access The Federal COVID-19 Paid Leave Program

On August 2, 2020, a federal judge struck down Department of Labor (DOL) restrictions on whether health care employees are …

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Nearly 41% Of Americans Experiencing Mental Health Symptoms During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Approximately 40.9% of Americans are experiencing at least one adverse mental or behavioral health symptom during the coronavirus disease 2019 …

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78% Of Psychiatrists Had Symptoms Of Burnout In 2018

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Role Of Media On Mental Health During COVID-19

In her 2018 interview on mental health around 9/11, Dr. Kelly Stein-Marcus’ closing comments were on the effect of media …

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Effects Of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor & C-Reactive Protein On Cognitive Impairment In Schizophrenia: Existing Evidence

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Psychiatry Perspectives On Patient Care In A Post-Pandemic World (Part 2 Of 2-Part Series)

The novel coronavirus pandemic has had a substantial impact on mental health, as well as on its treatment. In the second part of a two-part webinar series on psychiatry perspectives in a post-pandemic world, Richard Weisler, MD, and Allan Chrisman, MD, build upon the dialogue of the pandemic’s impact on health care providers and first responders discussed in “Psychiatry Perspectives On COVID-19: Impact On Health Care Providers & First Responders And A Path Forward (Series 1 of 2)” and shift the focus to discuss the ways in which COVID-19 has affected individuals’ mental health and well-being. They also discuss new innovations and technological approaches to psychiatric patient care and identify effective treatment methods. Moderated by Phillip Lai, PharmD, BCPP, this webinar closes with Drs. Chrisman and Weisler charting a path forward out of the more lingering effects of COVID-19.

Featuring:

Allan Chrisman, MD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Duke University School of Medicine

Richard Weisler, MD
Psychiatrist, Richard H. Weisler, MD & Associates; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center

Phillip Lai, PharmD, BCPP
Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

 

 

Allan Chrisman, MD, is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Duke University School of Medicine. During his 40 years of practice in general, adult, and child psychiatry, he worked on inpatient, residential, and outpatient settings. He practiced for nearly 14 years at Harvard Community Health Plan (a health maintenance organization [HMO]), where he was a consultant to pediatric and internal medicine practices. Since retiring, he has pursued his interest in disaster mental health as an American Red Cross Disaster Health Services & Disaster Mental Health Volunteer. Dr. Chrisman received his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine.

Richard Weisler, MD, has had a psychiatric practice since 1980 where he and his team follow more than 2,000 patients with a mixture of psychiatric disorders. He is an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine, where he has served for many years as Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Weisler also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.

Phillip Lai, PharmD, BCPP, is a Medical Science Liaison with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

PsychU is supported by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC), Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OAPI), and Lundbeck, LLC – committed supporters of the mental health treatment community. The opinions expressed by PsychU’s contributors are their own and are not endorsed or recommended by PsychU or its sponsors. The information provided through PsychU is intended for the educational benefit of mental health care professionals and others who support mental health care. It is not intended as, nor is it a substitute for, medical care, advice, or professional diagnosis. Health care professionals should use their independent medical judgement when reviewing PsychU’s educational resources. Users seeking medical advice should consult with a health care professional. No CME or CEU credits are available through any of the resources provided by PsychU. Some of the contributors may be paid consultants for OPDC, OAPI, and / or Lundbeck, LLC.

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Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention: Innovation In A Crisis

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The Impact Of Social Media & Technology On Suicidality

Now more than ever, social media has become something that many of us rely on for engagement with others. In …

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An Estimated 1.64 Million U.S. Non-Profit Workers Lost Jobs Due To COVID-19

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Psychiatry Perspectives On COVID-19: Impact On Health Care Providers & First Responders & A Path Forward (Part One in a Two-Part Series)

Moderated by Senior Medical Science Liaison, Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP, this webinar identifies preliminary impacts of COVID-19 on the mental …

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For Crisis Recovery, The Best Defense Is A Good Offense

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COVID-19 Basics: What Pharmacy Personnel Need to Know During the COVID-19 Crisis

As an essential healthcare provider, being informed on the most current information about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is critically …

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Impact Of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) On Mental Health Of Children

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on children across the nation due to school closures and other factors. Many …

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Nearly Two-Thirds Of Employees Worldwide Report High Levels Of Stress Due To COVID-19

About 65.9% of employees surveyed in Australia, France, Germany, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States said …

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The Role Of Nurses In Reducing Stigma Associated With Mental Health Conditions

Nurses are uniquely qualified to educate and inform others, provide support, and take specific action to reduce stigmatizing practices and …

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Balancing Act: Preventing Burnout & Establishing Wellness For Health Care Professionals

In this interview, Dr. Gaurava Agarwal discusses the balancing act we all face to perform at our highest level, both …

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Balancing Act: Preventing Burnout For Health Care Professionals During The Coronavirus Pandemic & Times Of Crisis

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CDC Issues Interim Workplace Safety Practices For Critical Infrastructure Workers Exposed To COVID-19

On April 8, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued interim workplace safety practices for critical infrastructure …

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Mental Health America: Bell Seal For Workplace Mental Health

Employees want workplaces that are stable, supportive, and less stressful. Employers want employees who are engaged, productive, and loyal. By …

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