The Health 202 – Mass violence takes toll on Americans’ psyches

The effect mass violence has on Americans’ psyches is also compounded by things like the covid-19 pandemic, political and social upheaval, and violence overseas. “We cannot see any one of these events in isolation. We are seeing a cascade of collective traumas,” said Roxane Cohen Silver, [Distinguished Professor of psychological science, medicine, and public health], at University of California, Irvine.