Associate Professor Lisa Lampe on managing anxiety during COVID-19

26 May 2020

With nearly 30 years of practice in psychiatry, Associate Professor Lisa Lampe, of the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, has long held a passionate interest in the area of anxiety disorders, with significant experience in both clinical research and treatment in public and private psychiatry.

She has participated in a number of public radio and TV programs on anxiety and is the author of books and publications on managing anxiety and depression for both general and professional audiences. A/Prof Lampe is a regular presenter at College Congress on anxiety related subjects, including most recently at the RANZCP 2019 Congress in Cairns.

In this video, A/Prof Lampe talks about how normal it is to experience anxiety during times of great uncertainty, like the COVID-19 pandemic and outlines 5 strategies trainees and psychiatrists can use to manage their own anxiety, as well as strategies to support others.