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Coronavirus and Mental Health - Part 2

By: jives | April 9th , 2020 | Podcast| 0 Comment

The COVID19 pandemic has our society locked down and our health care system under extreme pressure. In this episode we’ll talk about telepsychiatry, dealing with insurance companies, refilling prescriptions, strategies for living under lockdown, and how to support families and each other during a global pandemic. Published On: 4/9/20 Duration

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CDC and the Great Face Mask Dithering

By: jives | April 1st , 2020 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

Daniel Carlat, MD This morning, my COVID news feed is filled with articles about how CDC is considering recommending that everybody wear face masks (eg., "C.D.C. Weighs Advising Everyone to Wear a Mask," New York Times.) It’s about time.  We’ve known that those countries that have required universal masking (like China, South Korea, and Singa

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Telehealth for Inpatient Psychiatry: Strategies in the Age of COVID-19

By: jives | March 26th , 2020 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

Daniel Carlat, MD As I mentioned in my last post on social distancing strategies, these techniques are very difficult on our typically crowded and small inpatient units. The ultimate social distancing technique is to avoid setting foot in the unit, which is where telehealth comes in.  Remote treatment has rapidly become the standard for psychiatr

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Coronavirus and Mental Health - Part 1

By: jives | March 6th , 2020 | Podcast| 0 Comment

This is a special episode covering coronavirus for mental health care professionals with a focus on children and adolescents. Dr. Feder discusses basic information on symptoms, minimizing transmission, tips for telepsychiatry, talking about the virus with patients prone to anxiety, and addressing cultural bias. Date published: 3/6/2020 Duration:

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