COVID 19 has become a disease of the mind, and that is where it can win. We must fight back—thoughts from a psychiatrist.

COVID 19 has not only infected our bodies but our brains. Image courtesy of pixabay.

Denial is natural but a barrier to survival.

Denial is a natural defense mechanism against trauma. In most cases, this is not a deep denial, and the person is somewhat aware of the irreconcilable nature of their beliefs with reality. …

Dr Benjamin Janaway 🧠

Psychiatrist with lived experience. Navigating the world and trying to explain and educate. Nominated ‘best couple’ in medical school awards.

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