COVID-19 patients are spending weeks in intensive care units, isolated and alone, knowing they have a disease that doctors don't fully understand. It's a recipe for post-traumatic stress disorder.
May 19, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: psychology mental-health medicine depression anxiety hospitals medical-care trauma health coronavirus patients social-isolation ptsd covid-19 social-distancing
A bereavement counsellor on grief, loss and longing.
May 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: evolution depression grief grieving evolutionary-biology trauma bereavement five-stages-of-grief
There’s a name for Trump playing down the threat and failing to take action against the virus: Institutional betrayal
Our government, suggest the authors, risks traumatizing its citizens with its failure to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 25, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: abuse trauma coronavirus institutions donald-trump institutional-betrayal institutional-abuse 2019-ncov covid-19
Severe brain injuries: technology can tell what patients are thinking – here's what to consider before using it
By imagining a unique scenario to answer "yes" or "no" questions, this research could potentially be used to communicate with locked-in patients.
March 16, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: brain-injury brain-damage treatment traumatic-brain-injury fmri
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