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COVID-19 may take toll on mental health, experts say

UPI, March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020

COVID-19 may take toll on mental health, experts say

“So for something like this current outbreak, we could be seeing mental health effects for months or even years after it resolves,” noted Dr. Dana Rose Garfin, an assistant adjunct professor of psychology in the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California-Irvine. Garfin’s research work focuses on trauma, stress, disasters and health psychology.