Psychology and the Pandemic
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Why does it matter?
Covid has had a profound effect on mental health and personal well being, in ways that it will likely shape society for years to come. The many impacts and neurobiological developments it causes are still being studied; it's important to add all this together to see what has been learned and to see where we can go from here.
Americans describe the momentous mental health toll of the pandemic
COVID is Creating a Deadly Mental Health Crisis in America
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Mayo Clinic Q&A Podcast: Mental health toll of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
Dr. Craig Sawchuk, chair of the Division of Integrated Behavioral Health at Mayo Clinic, hosts a Q&A podcast centered around strategies for dealing with mental health issues in the wake of COVID.
Here’s what we know about COVID-19’s impact on the brain
Mental Health in the New Normal: Shaping Our COVID Stories
Science Magazine speaks with a few medical experts about how COVID and long COVID have impacted the brain and neurological health.
Dr. Rachel Wernicke, Chief Mental Health Officer at George Mason University, gives a TEDTalk aimed at explaining how we can ‘shape our narratives’ in a way that will help us survive the pandemic.