Adjusting Our Sails to COVID-19's Gale by Lloyd Sederer, MD, Psychiatric News/APA
As the actual coronavirus (COVID-19) fades, its aftermath is a surge in mental distress and disorders (including, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Substance Use Disorders). Those most vulnerable have previously been affected by these conditions, as well as COVID’s “long-haulers” (having residual neuropsychiatric illnesses). In this Psychiatric News essay, I offer two Secrets to Mental Health, Hiding in Plain Sight: The Power of Attachment and Chronic Stress (chronic inflammation) is the Enemy. Read the essay here.