GAP is a think tank of top psychiatric minds whose thoughtful analysis and recommendations serve to influence and advance modern psychiatric theory and practice.
GAP committees address timely questions facing American psychiatry. Because psychiatry is a multifaceted medical specialty encompassing the biopsychosocial paradigm, committees consider issues ranging from psychopharmacology to the ethical and moral issues inherent in the practice of a field fraught with technical and human pitfalls.
Helpful Mindset Shifts After A Crisis
The stress of a crisis can lead to progressive “wear and tear” on the brain. Even mild stress can cause a rapid and dramatic loss of mental functioning. Left unattended, prolonged stress can impair brain structure and function, impacting not just the thinking brain, but regions that process emotions too.
One of the major brain regions involved in flexible thinking and decisio...