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The pandemic doesn’t mean we have to choose between physical and mental health

Scientific American, April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021

The pandemic doesn’t mean we have to choose between physical and mental health

Jessica Borelli, UCI psychological science professor and June Gruber write, “Ultimately, even with three vaccines now approved for emergency use, we are still in this pandemic for the long haul. If we ignore our mental health needs, any issues we have may worsen, making it harder to recover when we finally try to address them and when the pandemic has etched into history. We offer a few evidence-based suggestions for how to approach this mental and physical decision duality: ….”