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Coping With Lockdown Loneliness During the Holidays

SUNDAY, Nov. 22, 2020 — Pandemic lockdowns will increase Americans’ risk of loneliness and depression this holiday season, an expert warns. “People are grieving for similar reasons: loss of family members, jobs, relationships, friendships and physical touch. Everyone is suffering,” said Dr. Asim Shah. He’s professor and executive vice chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences […]

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People experiencing worsening levels of stress, loneliness, and anger due to COVID-19 pandemic

Preliminary results, relative to the UK, from the largest worldwide study into the mental and physical impact of COVID-19 reveal that about one in three adults are experiencing worsening levels of stress, loneliness and anger during the pandemic. Additionally, when asked about their altruistic behavior—aiding neighbors and others in need—nearly one fifth reported improvement, although […]