Susan Samuels Contributor

Dr. Samuels is an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry and clinical pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and an assistant attending psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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Tips to Maintain a Routine with Kids During COVID-19

This can help them cope with unfamiliar things in the world around them.

COVID-19 Anxiety Becoming Unmanageable? What to Do

For starters, don’t underestimate the power of telehealth.

Helping Friends Cope with COVID-19: Tips to Lend a Virtual Hand

“It can be a small act that has a tremendous impact.”

This Journaling Method May Help with Anxious Thoughts

Try this if COVID-19 has your brain running like a hamster wheel.

Signs of Emotional Distress in Loved Ones During COVID-19

They may not *say* they’re anxious, but they might show it.

Helping Loved Ones Cope with COVID-19: What Should I Say?

Here are expert tips to comfort someone who is struggling.

How to Help Your Family Cope with COVID-19 Anxiety

“Working together with your family can be really helpful.”

Stress Relief for COVID-19: Relaxing Activities to Do at Home

“We all have to remember not just self-care, but self-soothing.”

3 Tips to Ease COVID-19 Anxiety

#2: Limit your news consumption.

How Doctors Diagnose Bipolar Disorder (and Why It’s So Tricky)

Challenge #1: Manic symptoms can feel kinda good.

Bipolar I vs. Bipolar II: What’s the Difference?

It may take loved ones to recognize the symptoms.

Bipolar Disorder vs. Depression: What’s the Difference?

These mood disorders are similar, but a key symptom sets them apart.

Could It Be ADHD? Here’s How Doctors Diagnose ADHD in Adults

There’s no one test to diagnose this mental health disorder.

ADHD in Adults: The 3 Types you Need to Know

Impulsive? Forgetful? Here’s how to tell if it could be adult ADHD.

ADHD vs. Being Scatterbrained: What’s the Real Difference?

Everyone’s distracted these days, but these clues point to ADHD.

It’s Time to Debunk This Widespread Myth About Adult ADHD

Here’s the truth about “adult-onset ADHD.”

Inattentive ADHD in Children: How to Recognize the Signs

These symptoms of this ADHD subtype are not as well-known and can be easy to miss.

ADHD vs. Being Fidgety: Pediatricians Explain the Difference

“Every parent with a fidgety child immediately thinks their child has ADHD.”

ADHD in Children: The 3 Types You Need to Know

ADHD symptoms can look dramatically different among different kids.

Signs You’re Dealing with Narcissistic Personality Disorder

NPD is not exactly the same as being a narcissist.