Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, that more than 60% of US adults were lonely; these numbers only increased during the pandemic. Clinicians should focus more time on the psychological and social factors of aging to improve the quality of life of the elderly.
With health experts across the country agreeing we are in the midst of a mental health pandemic, psychiatrist Aaron M. Hawkins, MD offers his view about the current state and the future of mental health in the United States.
Innovators and educators including Michael D. Abràmoff, MD, T.Y. Alvin Liu, MD, Aaron Lee, MD, and Aazim A. Siddiqui, MD, speculate about how deep learning technologies are primed to expand ophthalmology’s capabilities.
Data from the CDC on suicide deaths indicate a 5.6% decline in suicide deaths between 2019 and 2020 in the United States. We spoke with Christine Yu Moutier, MD, Chief Medical Officer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) about this data.