Calming anxious patients: 4 mental health pillars

June 29, 2020

As we continue to find ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic, anxiety may be at an all-time high.

As we continue to find ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic, anxiety may be at an all-time high. How do you balance calming an anxious patient and providing treatment in a safe and healthy way?

Psychiatry Times sat down with integrative psychiatrist James Lake, MD, for insights and adnive for patients to reduce stress and take care of their mental health on a daily basis.

According to Dr. Lake, focusing on improving lifestyle factors, which may then translate to improved general mental health, is crucial.

Dr. Lake’s 4 pillars are: getting enough sleep, regular physical activity, healthy nutrition, and a practice addressed at stress management.

Hear more from Dr. Lake on these patient recommendations here in the full article.