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Trauma, time and mental health — new study unpacks pandemic phenomenon

The Washington Post, Sept. 5, 2022

September 5, 2022

Trauma, time and mental health — new study unpacks pandemic phenomenon

A new study says a majority of Americans experienced time distortions at the beginning of the pandemic, which are common during traumatic times. … “There are relatively new therapies that can be used to help people regain a more balanced sense of time,” E. Alison Holman, a professor of nursing at the University of California, Irvine and a co-author of the study, says in a news release. “But if we don’t know who is in need of those services, we can’t provide that support.”