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Loneliness and Social Isolation


Total Credits: 1.0 AOA Category 1-A Credit

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AOA Category 1-A Credit |  OOA (Ohio) |  Primary Care |  Psychiatry |  Psychology |  Public Health
Faculty:
William J. Resch, DO, DFAPA
Duration:
56 Minutes
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Learning Objectives:

  1. Define loneliness/social isolation and share statistical information on trends in loneliness/social isolation and its effect on health & wellness
  2. Discuss the psychological and physical ramifications of social isolation and loneliness utilizing current evidence, and statistics
  3. Share some techniques and strategies to combat isolation and improve socialization in the medical profession and beyond

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Dr. Resch is a practicing psychiatrist at OhioHealth Riverside Hospital (Columbus, Ohio). 

He is an appointed Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University and at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Resch is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.  He is board certified by both the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and the American College of Osteopathic Neurology and Psychiatry (ACONP).  He has additional certification for Suboxone prescribing and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).  Dr. Resch completed his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed a four year General Adult Psychiatry Residency at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.  He served as Chief Resident in his last year of residency.

He was the founding Psychiatry Residency Program Director at Grandview Medical Center (Dayton, Ohio) from 2010-2015.  He is now the founding Psychiatry Residency Program Director for the new Psychiatry Residency Program at OhioHealth Riverside which was created in 2018 and accepted its first class of residents in 2019.

Dr. Resch is an active member in several psychiatric organizations and has served in various leadership roles with them.  He is currently the Immediate Past President of the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association (OPPA). 

Dr. Resch’s clinical interests include treatment resistant mood disorders, integrated care, consultation psychiatry, and neuromodulation.  He has co-authored several peer reviewed publications and has been a featured speaker at numerous local and regional meetings on a variety of Psychiatric topics.


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