What is the role of psychological first aid in times of crisis? Lillian Ng explores ways to support psychological well being. [ dur: 24 mins. ]
- Kerry Gibson is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the University of Auckland. She is the co-author of Young People’s Reasons for Feeling Suicidal and Young Women’s Selfhood on Antidepressants: “Not Fully Myself”
- Zubeida Mahomedy is a psychiatrist with a special interest in maternal mental health.
Misinformation is rampant about the novel Coronavirus, COVID 19, in some cases, it has caused death, blindness, other emergency health issues, and widespread stigma and social ostracization. Our next guests studied the rumors, conspiracies, and falsehoods spreading through social media. What are the costs of this mistruths? [dur: 34 mins. ]
- Holly Seale is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, and the Program Co-Director of the Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence course at the University of New South Wales. She is co-author of Policies on the use of respiratory protection for hospital health workers to protect from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and COVID-19–Related Infodemic and Its Impact on Public Health: A Global Social Media Analysis.
- Md. Saifal Islam is an academic at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is he co-author of COVID-19–Related Infodemic and Its Impact on Public Health: A Global Social Media Analysis and Examining the current intelligence on COVID-19 and infection prevention and control strategies in health settings: A global analysis
This program is produced by the following team members: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.
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