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Article Review: Neuropsychological Deficits as Caused by the Coronavirus and the Role of the Neuropsychologist
With such a novel virus, little research has thus been compiled to fully understand the long term negative effects on neuropsychological functioning. While it is suspected that long-term physical implications may persist after recovering from COVID-19, it is yet unclear … Continue reading
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in most of the world becoming more paranoid about contamination and handwashing. For those who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), this is no new problem. However, relapse for individuals who had their symptoms under … Continue reading
Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern Back in May, I began noticing the term “quarantine fatigue” being thrown around on the internet. As shelter-in-place orders were reaching 30 days in many places, people were beginning to feel drained, irritable, … Continue reading
Article Review: Ferrando, S.J., et al. (2020). COVID-19 psychosis: A potential new neuropsychiatric condition triggered by novel coronavirus infection and the inflammatory response?
Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern The authors of this study sought to bring awareness to cases in which COVID-19 positive patients developed new-onset symptoms of psychosis. They explained some hospitals have been reporting cases in which COVID-19 positive … Continue reading
Article Review: Smalley, C. M., et al. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on suicidal ideation and alcohol presentations to emergency departments in a large healthcare system.
Sarah Watts, MS WKPIC Doctoral Intern Smalley et al. (2020) explored whether the rates of both suicidal ideation and binge drinking had increased during the “Stay at Home” orders with the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors conducted a retrospective study … Continue reading
Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern Cabin fever is currently running rampant due to the need to social distance in an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19. However, isolating inside comes with its own problems including increases … Continue reading
Katelyn Yunes, MS WKPIC Doctoral Intern As discussed previously in the March article review, there are psychological implications from spending time in quarantine, particularly for healthcare workers. Over the past few weeks, several stores, companies, and restaurants began providing … Continue reading