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Medical trauma & distress Professional Health

A Glimpse Into Rural Healthcare in the COVID Era

While everyone’s lives have been changed by COVID, there are some challenges that are more prominent in rural communities—particularly in healthcare settings.

A Glimpse Into Rural Healthcare in the COVID Era

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Medical trauma & distress Mental Health Challenges Resilience and Post traumatic Growth

Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on You

The well-being of hospital, health care, and addiction workers, patients, and families suffers under the pandemic. A psychology task force comes to the rescue.

Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on You

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Medical trauma & distress

When Pandemic Trauma Hits Home

What does psychological trauma look like during a pandemic? Inspired by family on the front lines, a psychologist finds her own mission to spread the word on coping and resilience.

When Pandemic Trauma Hits Home

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Medical trauma & distress Mental Health Challenges

The Psychological Trauma of Having a Loved One in the ICU

The miracles of modern medicine can save countless lives. But they also leave space for psychological trauma. Here is one mother’s story of her son in the ICU.

The Psychological Trauma of Having a Loved One in the ICU

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Coping & Treatment Medical trauma & distress Mental Health Challenges Resilience and Post traumatic Growth

Making an Emotional Recovery Together In the COVID-19 ICU

Hospitalized patients and families are drastically affected by COVID-19. An ICU psychologist discusses what they can do together to promote emotional recovery.

Making an Emotional Recovery Together In the COVID-19 ICU

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Coping & Treatment Medical trauma & distress Mental Health Challenges Resilience and Post traumatic Growth

Managing Emotional Distress in the Hospital and ICU

Just the thought of the ICU can cause emotional distress. A clinical psychologist teaches patients, families and medical caregivers how to cope.

Managing Emotional Distress in the Hospital and ICU

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Coping & Treatment Health Behaviors and Self-care Medical trauma & distress Mental Health Challenges Resilience and Post traumatic Growth

What Can I Do if My Family Member Is in the COVID ICU?

Family members of COVID patients in the ICU may feel scared, anxious, and hopeless. These tips can help manage one’s feelings and promote resilience during these difficult times.

What Can I Do if My Family Member Is in the COVID ICU?

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Injustice & Disparities Medical trauma & distress

The Collective Trauma of the Black Community in 2020

Implications for COVID vaccines

The Collective Trauma of the Black Community in 2020

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Medical trauma & distress

How Volunteering to be in a Vaccine Study Gave Me Hope

We all have a unique opportunity to help stop the spread of COVID by being altruistic, listening to science, and having the courage to take the novel vaccine.

How Volunteering to be in a Vaccine Study Gave Me Hope