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Psychologist sees signs of fear and anger during lockdown

Telehealth options have benefits and drawbacks

 

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Video mental health visits may be good options for rural veterans, teens or the medically compromised. Ask your doctor if video visits at home are right for you.

As stay at home orders persist, and nearly every aspect of daily life is impacted in some way, it is no surprise that mental health problems are increasing across the country due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Kaiser Family Foundation notes that significantly higher shares of people who were sheltering in place (47 percent) reported negative mental health effects resulting from worry or stress related to coronavirus than among those not sheltering in place (37 percent).

Research also shows that job loss is associated with increased depression, anxiety, distress and low sel...



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