Category: Mental Health

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, The Brain and The Memory | Israel Liberzon

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This Center for Evolution and Medicine Seminar features Israel Liberzon, Theophile Raphael Professor of Neuroscience; Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Michigan. Emotional dysregulation (exaggerated or inappropriate emotional response) and inability to cognitively modulate this response, are the hallmarks of Psychiatric disorders like Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Phobia, and Depression. One ….  Read More

COVID-19, Cancer and Mental Health

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Oncology social worker Kalen Fletcher, MSW, LICSW, MPH from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston joins Elyse Gellerman, NETRF CEO, to talk about managing your mental health during COVID-19. Watch as Kalen and Elyse speak about dealing with changes, delays, and disruptions to care, how to combat feelings of isolation, anxiety, or sadness with ….  Read More

RWJBarnabas Health's Dr. Jessica Israel Discusses Strategies to Help Overcome Anxiety

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In times like this, anxiety is normal. Breaking away from the unsettling and unknown and recalling other times of resilience can help, says Dr. Jessica Israel, corporate chair, Geriatrics, and Senior Vice President, Geriatrics and Palliative Care at RWJBarnabas Health, and Corporate Director, The James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute. Here are some of her ….  Read More