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The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) on March 11, 2020. China was the first country that identified the novel coronavirus as...
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.

Course Authors

Roger Ho M.D., F.R.C.Psych., F.R.C.P.C., and Cyrus Ho M.B.B.S., M.R.C.Psych.

Dr. Roger Ho is Associate Professor and Dr. Cyrus Ho is Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Psychological Medicine, National University of Singapore and National University Health System.

Within the past 12 months, Dr. R. Ho has been on the Speakers Bureau for Johnson and Johnson and Eisai Pharmaceuticals. Dr. C. Ho has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:

  • Delineate the psychiatric comorbidity of the general public during the COVID-19 pandemic;

  • Describe the impact on mental health of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic;

  • Assess the impact on mental health of psychiatric patients during the COVID-19 pandemic;

  • Assess the impact on mental health of the general workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic;

  • Describe the psychiatric comorbidity of COVID-19 infection and management.



The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.


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