With the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, racial injustice, winter upon us, and a highly contentious election, are you experiencing a sense of 'impending doom'? Many people are describing intense, ongoing stress and exhaustion related to their circumstances. Individuals can experience a sense of 'impending doom' related to an anxiety or panic disorder, but of course can also experience this sensation when faced with a threatening situation.
Dr. Kaz and George discuss our shared sense of 'impending doom', including our natural tendency to 'doomscroll'. What are the consequences of this type of stress? Make your voice heard through voting and remember, Mental Health is on the ballot!
To learn more about 'Doomscrolling' from Dr. Kaz, check out this hour-long conversation with Dr. Kaz and Psychologist, Dr. Amelia Aldao, hosted by Angela Davis for Minnesota Public Radio News.
Here is the link to our "Get out the Vote" video brought to you be Mental Health Professionals.