In 'new normal' medicine, can a gadget heal our hearts and minds?
Kathy Moran writes: “‘One of the reasons for increased anxiety and depression in this pandemic,’ begins psychiatrist Dr. Dulce Lizza Reyes-Sahagun, ‘is the isolation and loneliness.’
I had been wondering about my feelings of loneliness during the lockdown. To keep the feelings at bay, I thought them away with the fact that I had recently lost my Mom, moved residences and was now living on the opposite side of town from my family.”
‘You are not alone in your feelings,’ Dr. Sahagun assures me.”