Self-Isolating? ‘Mental Hygiene Is Just As Important As Washing Your Hands,’ Says Psychiatrist
Millions of people around the world are staying indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the current state of uncertainty mixed with seclusion has caused some to panic as they try to stay sane while staying safer at home.
“It is high-stress times like this that it is so is extremely important to not only take care of our physical health but our mental health as well,” says Dr. Phil, who has been producing episodes remotely from his kitchen while self-isolating with his wife, Robin.
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Watch Tuesday’s Dr. Phil to find out how a crisis like the current coronavirus outbreak can have serious impacts on your mental well-being the steps you can take to stave off loneliness, fear, anxiety, and depression.
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Dr. Danial Amen is the author of “The End of Mental Illness: How Neuroscience Is Transforming Psychiatry and Helping Prevent or Reverse Mood and Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Addictions, PTSD, Psychosis, Personality Disorders, and More. Available wherever books are sold.