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Quarter Life Crises: How Can You Cope?

From the Show: Sharecare Radio
Summary: Dr. Funmilayo Rachal discusses why people in their 20s and 30s go through stages of anxiety and depression, also known as the “quarter-life crisis.”
Air Date: 9/29/15
Duration: 10
Host: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA
Guest Bio: Funmilayo Rachal, MD
F-RachalFunmilayo Rachal, M.D., is a board certified adult and forensic psychiatrist who practices at Atlanta Psychiatric Consultation Center, her private practice in midtown Atlanta. She completed her general adult psychiatric training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and her forensic psychiatry fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Rachal is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine. She specializes in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, professionals in crisis, personality disorders, and the issues of intimacy and sexual dysfunction. Dr. Rachal has a special interest in increasing mental health awareness to the public and educating medical providers about professionalism. This interest culminated in her being a co-author of the book, Professionalism in Psychiatry, and her lecturing at multiple medical conferences and courses teaching physicians how to maintain professionalism with their patients, colleagues, and staff.
Quarter Life Crises: How Can You Cope?
Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Funmilayo Rachal, discusses why people in their 20s and 30s go through stages of anxiety and depression, also known as the “quarter-life crisis.”

She also gives strategies for how to reduce anxiety, combat feelings of sadness, and cope with these previously unknown emotions.

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