Posts By: Samoon Ahmad

Universal Coping Mechanisms: Commonalities in trauma response

by Samoon Ahmad • June 29, 2021

As seen in Psychology Today. Individuals all around the world undergo a variety of different situations in their lives that may result in undue stress and mental strain. Be it the loss of a loved one or the aftereffects of a natural disaster, human suffering is universal not in its form, but in its mere presence. […]

What Seniors Hit Hard by the Pandemic Need Now New research suggests one way to address the impact on mental health.

by Samoon Ahmad • May 10, 2021

For over a year, many of us within the medical community have been sounding the alarm about how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact the mental health of individuals across the United States in the long term. The percentage of adults who have reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorders throughout the past year has remained […]

A Gut Feeling About Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: The Mind Body Connection

by Samoon Ahmad • January 25, 2021

As seen on Psychology Today. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurological disease that destroys the neurons that control voluntary muscle movements. The first symptoms of ALS are typically weakness in the limbs and muscle twitches, but the illness eventually disrupts patients’ abilities to move, speak, and even breathe. Treatments exist to extend patient […]