ParentMD Podcast
ParentMD Podcast
Aug 19, 2022
6. How Children’s Mental Health Has Been Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic with Eric Storch, PhD
Play • 25 min

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Eric Storch joins Pediatrician and Psychiatrist Dr. Stephanie Eken to discuss COVID-19 effects on children’s mental health. Dr. Storch is a Professor, Vice Chair, and McIngvale Presidential Endowed Chair at Baylor College of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He received his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University and is a Licensed Psychologist in Texas and Florida. His professional interests include OCD, tourette disorder, anxiety disorder, misophonia, excoriation disorder, trichotillomania, hoarding disorder, autism spectrum disorder, social phobia, and generalized anxiety disorder.   

This episode discusses:  

  • Research about kids with OCD and anxiety 
  • Effect of the pandemic on kids’ mental health  
  • Anxiety around contracting or transferring COVID-19
  • How treatment changed due to the pandemic  

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