A Child Psychiatrist on the Unprecedented Risks Our Pandemic Response Poses to the Very Young

Allan Josephson
Allan M. Josephson, M.D., discusses the psychological consequences of keeping children out of schools and other aspects of coping with the virus.

Allan M. Josephson is a distinguished, board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist based in Louisville, Ky. Over the course of his four-decade career in academic medicine, Dr. Josephson was clinically active treating patients and families, led two academic divisions of child and adolescent psychiatry, held senior teaching positions at three institutions, and published widely. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the recipient of the Oskar Pfister Award from the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Josephson has previously offered commentary on child and adolescent mental health for National Review. Here, he talks to Madeleine Kearns

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