Signed, a cop with PTSD

I recently was chatting with a colleague and was asked what injured me enough to cause PTSD. What were the signs and symptoms and how can we prevent it? I explained PTSD can be like a death by a thousand cuts for some first responders, but we can all be just one...

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Living with Uncertainty

There have been countless psychological difficulties that have arisen from the pandemic. In March 2020, individuals experienced a new level of anxiety and worry, as the world was thrown into a situation with unknown outcomes. A challenge for many of us (patients and healthcare workers) has been the difficulty...

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OCD during COVID-19

Affecting approximately 1 in 100 individuals, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by obsessions (intrusive thoughts, images, impulses, ideas, or doubts) and compulsions (behavioural/mental actions or avoidance aimed at reducing discomfort or preventing a bad outcome from happening). COVID-19 has added a new level of stress to daily living,...

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