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Essential advice for stressed-out essential workers

American Heart Association, April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020

Essential advice for stressed-out essential workers

“This virus is a major chronic stressor for all levels of essential workers. It can make every day seem like a year, and weeks seem like a decade,” said Holman, an associate professor at the University of California, Irvine. She researches trauma-related mental health problems.  “There’s a lot of free-floating anxiety because of this ambiguous invisible threat. We’re unsure what’s coming next, and that’s terrifying for people.”