Dr. Priyanka is a board-certified psychiatrist. She attended medical school in India and came to the United States in 2006 to continue her education. She first attended the Nutrition and Dietetics program at Syracuse University and then joined the psychiatry residency program at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. She joined Community Psychiatry after finishing her residency in 2012. Her approach to psychiatric treatment is to consider the overall health of her patients and bring them along on a journey to understand the role of eating habits, exercise, self-care and mindfulness in their well being. She has a strong interest in using telepsychiatry in her practice.
Chronic stress is something that lasts much longer than a month. For example, take the person who lost their job and faced acute stress. If this person is not able to find another job and becomes homeless, they are facing chronic stress that goes beyond the first stressful event.1 July 2021