Combating the mental health effects of social isolation
12 May 2020 – Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, director of the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim and professor of psychiatry at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, talks about the effects of social isolation in the corona crisis and how to mitigate its mental health impact.
Running a lab in corona time – reflections, tips and opportunities
4 May 2020 – Gitte Moos Knudsen, professor of neurology and neurobiology and head of the 55-person Neurobiology Research Unit (NRU) at the Rigshospitalet of Copenhagen University, Denmark, reflects on the challenges of running a research lab in lockdown, and the techniques her team has developed to keep research going on and deal with some of the negative effects of isolation.
Looking ahead: corona’s long-term effects on mental health
24 April 2020 - In his second corona report, Damiaan Denys, professor of psychiatry at the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, looks at the longer-term mental health implications of the corona crisis, the new problems we are facing, and how we can deal with them.
In-patient care in the corona crisis – what we’re learning
17 April 2020 – Andreas Reif, professor of psychiatry and head of the Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at the University Hospital Frankfurt, explains how his team is adjusting to the challenges of patient treatment in the crisis and adaptations they are developing.
How can we continue our care and treatment for vulnerable patients?
9 April 2020 - In the first of our frontline corona reports, Damiaan Denys, professor of psychiatry at the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, discusses the challenges of patient care in the corona crisis and some of the key clinical lessons they’ve learned so far.
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