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Psychiatrists and Other Mental Health Therapists Should Continue Remote Sessions with Patients Whenever Possible

Posted on April 22nd, 2020 by Dr. Blumenfield

Michael Blumenfield, M.D. -The Sidney E. Frank Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences- New York Medical College & in Private Practice in Los Angeles As the coronavirus epidemic evolves, there is a variable amount of relaxing of requirements for quarantine, wearing masks and gowns, and keeping social distancing.  Particularly for the medical profession, there […]

The Coronovirus Epidemic: Psychological Considerations with Special Emphasis on Psychological Support for Doctors, Nurses, EMTs, Other First Responders, Including Members of the Media and the Psychological Support Teams Themselves By Michael Blumenfield, M.D.

Posted on March 15th, 2020 by Dr. Blumenfield

The Sidney E. Frank Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College and currently in private practice in Los Angeles This presentation originally appeared as a Podcast at PsychiatryTalk.Podbean.com. Dr. Blumenfield can be contacted at MBlumenfield@aol.com  The Coronavirus: Psychological Considerations with Special Emphasis on Psychological Support for Doctors, Nurses, EMTs, […]

Dr. Blumenfield Now Has New Podcast : PsychiatryTalk.Podbean.com

Posted on July 7th, 2018 by Dr. Blumenfield

I have recently launched a new podcast which can be found at  PsychiatryTalk.podbean.com There still will be blogs from time to time. Your comments or suggestions are always welcome on the blog or directly to me at MBlumenfield@aol.com

Will You Have Enough Medication at the Time of a Disaster

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 by Dr. Blumenfield

Will you have Enough Medication at the Time of a Disaster? As we see people across the world struggle with unexpected disasters, we might wonder how prepared are we if one should strike where we live? There is a certain amount of preparation that we can do. We can try to live in a safe […]

Narcissism

Posted on July 16th, 2017 by Dr. Blumenfield

Narcissism The legend is that Narcissus was a handsome Greek youth who rejected the desperate advances of the nymph Echo. As a punishment, he was doomed to fall in love with his own reflection in a pool of water. Unable to consummate his love Narcissus was said to stare at his image in the pool […]