Beating the Coronavirus Didn't Spare Him From Possible

Jonathan Alpert, M.D., Ph.D., discusses COVID psychosis, a rare condition that may be caused by brain inflammation triggered by the body's immune response to the virus. Dr. Alpert is the Dorothy and Marty Silverman Chair in Psychiatry at Einstein and is chair and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein and Montefiore.


Small Number of COVID Patients Develop Severe Psychotic Symptoms

Jonathan Alpert, M.D., Ph.D., and Vilma Gabbay, M.D., discuss their published case report on two patients who developed psychosis for the first time after recovering from COVID-19. Dr. Alpert is chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein and Montefiore and Dr. Gabbay is co-director of the Psychiatry Research Institute at Montefiore Einstein.