How Epidemics Affect Our Mental Health

How Epidemics Affect Our Mental Health

René Kahn, MD, PhD, introduces Craig Katz, MD, Director of Mount Sinai’s Global Mental Health Program, who delivers a Grand Rounds lecture on the behavioral sequelae of epidemics. He discusses common human reactions to infectious outbreaks, factors that influence people’s reactions to them, and how to apply these historical lessons in your own practice. He also covers recently published data on the mental health repercussions of health care workers following COVID-19 in China.


Published

April 3, 2020

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Physician's Channel - Mount Sinai New York

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Craig Katz, MD

Craig Katz, MD

Director, Program in Global Mental Health
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, Medical Education, and System Design and Global Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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René Kahn, MD, PhD

René Kahn, MD, PhD

Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Professor and Chair of Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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