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Experts answer your COVID-19 questions

Stacker, Dec. 23, 2020

December 23, 2020

Experts answer your COVID-19 questions

Question: Whether it is normal to feel so much stress about COVID-19. Expert: Roxane Cohen Silver, Ph.D., Professor of Psychological Science, Medicine, and Public Health at University of California, Irvine. “It’s important to acknowledge uncertainty is stressful and that anxiety is appropriate under current circumstances. This is a normal reaction to our new normal. … But there is a potential to help frame a more positive message: If we work together, we can save lives.”