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Post COVID Stress Disorder

Jan 25, 2021

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) defines Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a disorder that "may result when an individual lives through or witnesses an event in which he or she believes that there is a threat to life or physical integrity and safety and experiences fear, terror, or helplessness".  The question we ask ourselves in this era of the COVID-19 pandemic is if we all, to a lesser or greater extent, are victims of PTSD? Taking these clinical diagnoses and applying them to the lives we have lived over the last year, we could make a layman's clinical diagnosis that American...

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Filed Under: changes in healthcare, covid-19, Mental Health, mental telehealth, PCSD, post-COVID, telehealth