Manage episode 277944234 series 2825870
In this podcast, we discuss with Dr. Genova how problems with social cognition (referring to the brain's ability to interpret and react to interactions with others) may be exacerbated during quarantine, and how to reduce the impact of these difficulties on relationships in the household. Dr. Weber also provides insight into how individuals with MS and TBI may be feeling socially isolated right now, and how to find social outlets and resources to improve mental health in this stressful time.
To learn more about our experts click on their bio links below:
Dr. Helen Genova (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Helen%20Genova)
Dr. Erica Weber (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Erica%20Weber)
Nicky Miller (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/nicki%20miller)
Podcast Resource links….
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - https://www.nationalmssociety.org
Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) - https://bianj.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprepare%2Fmanaging-stress-anxiety.html
New Jersey Mental Health emotional support during COVID 19 - https://www.njmentalhealthcares.org
866-202-HELP (4357), 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm (EST)
Headspace.com (Mindfulness for your everyday life) - https://www.headspace.com/
Daily Calm | 10 Minute Mindfulness Meditation | Be Present - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZToicYcHIOU
Jon Kabat Zinn Body Scan Meditation GUIDED MEDITATION - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4gZgnCy5ew
3/30 Livestream Meditations with Jon Kabat-Zinn - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcKGv06U_KU
Headspace - https://www.headspace.com/meditation/10-minute-meditation
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This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 remotely and was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.