Deeba Ashraf, MD Nancy Shenoi, MD Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD The first forms of telepsychiatry were initiated as videoconferencing in the 1950s. Its use has steadily increased in recent decades. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of outpatient psychiatric encounters in the last couple of months have been switched to virtual in a rushed, desperate […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Melissa Kupfer, PhD Most of us have never before experienced enforced self-isolation and lockdown. What can we learn from people who have voluntarily gone into isolation for prolonged periods of time? A group of people who self-isolate regularly are meditators, be it monks spending years in caves or laypersons going to silent retreats. Although […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Amanda Russo In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the new viral strain in the coronavirus family that affects the lungs and respiratory system, I’m practicing social distancing (I hope you are too) in hopes to “flatten the curve.” But this does not mean I don’t think you shouldn’t try to go about your daily life in as much normalcy as possible. Part […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By ADHD Editors Working from home, especially for the first time, can be tricky for adults with ADHD. Heed these tips for maintaining focus, setting boundaries, avoiding unproductive hyperfocus, and getting the job done with telecommuting and working remotely. This new autonomy and responsibility — plus the challenges of juggling children home from school and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.