Tag Archives: #coronavirus

Coronavirus survivors suffering from psychiatric disorders 'like PTSD'

Coronavirus survivors suffer higher rates of psychiatric disorders including post-traumatic stress, anxiety, insomnia and depression, according to a study.  The survey, conducted by San Raffaele hospital in Milan, showed that more than half of the 402 patients monitored after being treated for Covid-19 experienced at least one of these disorders in proportion to the severity… Read More »

How to Overcome Pandemic's CPTSD (Keynote Speech Covid-19 Global Summit)

Keynote speech to the Global Virtual Summit on COVID-19, August 2020 The pandemic of COVID-19 hit everyone simultaneously as a universal, inescapable external shock. Several elements in the progression of the pandemic rendered it traumatic: 1. The exponential inexorable contagion which fosters a feeling of impending doom (extreme stressor); 2. The extreme uncertainty regarding every… Read More »

NHS hero left feeling 'broken' by coronavirus crisis

NHS staff who risked their lives on the front line during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic will get a record £3million package to protect their mental health.  Many who worked round the clock during the crisis were left stressed, anxious, exhausted and at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder due to the toll it took… Read More »

COVID-19 pandemic | The need for patient rehabilitation: Elvin Williams

With the rise in COVID-19 infections and recovery, the need for patient rehabilitation becomes paramount. Elvin Williams, Vice President Policy and Strategic Development of the Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa is here to discuss Occupational Therapy and COVID-19. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19, COVID-19 News on Social Media. Source:… Read More »

Post-traumatic stress disorder: You eyes can reveal your past traumatic experiences

Post-traumatic stress disorder: You eyes can reveal your past traumatic experiences Experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, and uncontrollable thoughts about the event, irritability and angry outbursts, difficulty sleeping are some of the symptoms of PTSD. If you’re suffering from this mental health condition, your… Read More »

Afghanistan veteran unable to wear mask due to PTSD concerned with public backlash

A veteran is speaking out about concerns of going outside in the public without wearing a mask. He says he can‘t wear a mask because he has PTSD. With heated and sometimes violent encounters happening because people aren’t wearing masks, Joshua Korder says he doesn’t want to go in the public out of fears of… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD

Due to the world’s current situation and all the lethal things that are happening, I thought PTSD can be of those common disorders that is disturbing so many people’s lives and many are currently dealing with it. So spread the word and share this video with those who might learn something from it and you… Read More »

Psychological hope for the future; why there will not be a PTSD epidemic. Video by Prof Roger Baker

Psychological hope for the future; emotional processing protects against PTSD Will I develop post traumatic stress disorder from this Covid pandemic? Is there a way to emotionally protect myself from stress? Professor Roger Baker explains how emotional processing is a type of natural healing process providing immunity against mental breakdown. Following the Coronavirus lockdown, many… Read More »

GMA Digital Specials: What is PTSD?

On April 21, 2020, retired Army Corporal Winston Ragos was shot and killed at a quarantine checkpoint in Quezon City. Ragos was later found to have had post-traumatic stress disorder o PTSD. What is PTSD? Find out more in this video. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for updates about the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)… Read More »

The Emotional Toll of COVID: PTSD, Domestic Violence, and Suicide

COVID-19 leaves a path of devastation for patients, survivors, caregivers and those adjusting to a new way of life. As we are seeing the emergence of increased post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), domestic violence and even suicides, it is important to understand these manifestation of stress from the pandemic, learn to identify early warning symptoms and… Read More »