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Psychological impacts of pandemic on health professionals
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In this podcast, Prof Chee Ng speaks about the current and potential future impact of a pandemic on health professionals. Key points discussed include:
- Percentage of health care workers potentially impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Long term impact of associated PTSD, depression and anxiety, especially if not detected
- Wave of psychological impacts from COVID-19 that may soon be appearing
- Psychological survival kit may be as important as PPEs in the future, should we face another pandemic
About the speaker
Professor Chee Ng
Healthscope's Chair of Psychiatry I Director of the Professorial Unit at The Melbourne Clinic
Professor Chee Ng is the Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and also Site Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health at St. Vincent’s Melbourne, and President-Elect of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists.