Guests: Dr. Farha Abbasi, Michigan State University professor of psychiatry and director of the university's Muslim Mental Health Consortium - Dr. Tian Dayton, former NYU professor of psychodrama and Meadows Senior Fellow - Professor Neil Greenberg, professor of defense mental health at Kings College London and past president of the UK Psychological Trauma Society - Dr. Karestan Koenen, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health professor of psychiatric epidemiology
- S1 E3: The Tipping Point -
Resilience is the process of adapting in the face of adversity. It's what helps someone see hope amidst the fear of this season.
But what makes one person more or less resilient to traumatic events than someone else? And how are doctors and researchers working to predict a person’s level of risk and resilience before trauma happens?
Credits - This episode was produced, reported, edited and sound designed by David Condos. Original music composed by Adam Bokesch (https://open.spotify.com/artist/2p01X9u8SiKbMseuTkgdoI?si=kiH6echoQQiFxUm0Raritw).
Learn more about In Practice and let us know what questions you think we should cover in future episodes by visiting https://inpracticepodcast.org/.
Big thanks to Dr. Farha Abbasi, Professor Neil Greenberg, Dr. Tian Dayton and Dr. Karestan Koenen for lending us their expertise on this episode.
Read more from Dr. Tian Dayton about navigating the mental health challenges of the pandemic at https://www.tiandayton.com/themeadows/
You can find more resources from Dr. Farha Abbasi and Michigan State University's Muslim Mental Health Consortium at https://psychiatry.msu.edu/about/MMHConsortium.html
Learn more about Professor Neil Greenberg's study on the psychological effects of quarantine at https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736%2820%2930460-8.pdf
Find more about Dr. Karestan Koenen's research on trauma and resiliency at https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/karestan-koenen/.
Research from this episode -
Pew Research study about psychological distress during the pandemic: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/05/07/a-third-of-americans-experienced-high-levels-of-psychological-distress-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/ - The History of the ACEs study: https://acestoohigh.com/2012/10/03/the-adverse-childhood-experiences-study-the-largest-most-important-public-health-study-you-never-heard-of-began-in-an-obesity-clinic/