Books can hold and keep all kinds of information, stories, thoughts, and feelings, unlike anything else in this world. Drs. Sam and Brian Mayhugh have written a book on the psychological effects of COVID-19. The book provides information about how people living under the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic can access many resources. It will provide tips and recommendations about dealing with anxiety and depression and building resiliency. The social and financial conditions provide a cascade of stress on everyone. This book will provide an opportunity for personal assessment and support.
As we know, the situation around the world becomes more critical because of this virus. In this situation, book reading is a good thing to reduce stress. It helps to divert your attention from the horrifying situation around you and can provide you the peace of mind and heart. And, if the book is about COVID-19, then it is important to learn some interesting things about how to live in this crucial situation.
Personal assessment is important for you to find out different elements, both positive and negative in your own personality and functioning. It is important to know about yourself. This is the perfect time to assess yourself, to know about your stress-related habits, to know about your coping skills. This book will provide a guideline for personal assessment. You will know yourself more and can use this time to learn or practice skills of coping with depression and anxiety.
COVID-19 has a negative impact on our mental health as well. People became afraid to go outside and quarantined themselves at home not wanting to have contact with others. The frustration and pressure of quarantine, lockout, and social distancing obviously is driving some psychological issues. Depression, stress, anxiety, and fear are more prevalent. This book will help you deal with the depressing thoughts. It also provides tips about dealing with anxiety.
Building resilience is the ability to adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or even significant sources of stress. It can help you to manage stress and feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. It is typically defined as the capacity to recover from difficult life events. It is your ability to withstand adversity and bounce back and grow despite life’s downturns. This book has significant information on building resilience, helping you to recover from the trauma and anxiety of this situation.
Financial stress can also have major effects on your physical health. The effects of financial stress can also produce anxiety and depression. These two conditions usually go hand-in-hand. Business closures and unemployment have placed many persons in severe financial pressure. This book will help you to deal with the emotional and mental results of these issues.
Dr. Sam Mayhugh is an executive psychologist who recently retired from IBH, a behavioral healthcare company. He founded the company over 30 years ago. His professional life has also been spent in private practice, in hospitals and outpatient offices. He has a Ph.D. in psychological services and participated in credential programs at Harvard and University of Oxford. He writes with a clinical understanding of the impact of crises like the COVID 19 pandemic, and shares personal concern for others.
For more information please visit his website www.drsammayhugh.com.
Dr. Brian Mayhugh is a psychologist and the Chief Clinical Officer for IBH, a company he has contributed to for almost 30 years. His experience covers both clinical treatment in hospital and outpatient settings and healthcare management of employee assistance and behavioral health programs.
Company Name: COVID-19, Coping with the Pandemic and Beyond
Contact Person: Media Relations
Country: United States