Coronavirus News

Learn more about how the latest developments with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) might affect you and your loved ones' mental health.
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Our Mental Health Won't Just Go Back to Normal When the Pandemic Is Over
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A Verywell Report: Parents Have Increasing Concerns About Kids’ Mental Health
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You Shouldn't Stress About Which COVID Vaccine You Get—Here's Why
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The Mental Health Benefits of a Social Bubble
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How to Spot (and Cope With) Alarmist COVID Headlines
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Pandemic Takes a Toll on Women’s Mental Health
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How a Phone Call Can Help Offset Pandemic Loneliness and Depression
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Mental Health Issues, Suicidal Ideation Have Persisted Through Pandemic
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What Science Tells Us About Zoom Fatigue
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Sustaining Relationships With Others—and Yourself—During COVID-19
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Separating Myth From Fact in Gwyneth Paltrow's Long-Haul COVID Reveal
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COVID Lockdowns and Post-Traumatic Personal Growth
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Schizophrenia Identified as Major Risk Factor for COVID-19 Death
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How Random Acts of Kindness Can Boost Your Health During the Pandemic
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Emergency Rooms See Significant Rise in Mental Health Visits During Pandemic
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How Has the Pandemic Affected Your Relationship? Readers Weigh In
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Teen Brains Are Less Equipped to Resist COVID-Related Depression and Anxiety
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What Houseplants Can Do for Your Mental Health During Lockdown
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How to Navigate Conversations About COVID Consent and Boundaries
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Social Support, Flexibility Key to Mental Health During COVID Lockdowns
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Feeling Jealous of People Who’ve Already Been Vaccinated? Here’s How to Cope
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How to Cope With Stress in Between COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
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Can COVID-19 Cause Psychosis? Here’s What We Know So Far
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Further COVID Lockdowns Could Trigger PTSD Symptoms
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10 Topics Verywell Mind Readers Were Most Interested in This Year
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COVID Lockdowns Have Side Effect of Increased Binge Drinking, Study Shows
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COVID-19 Stress Causes Surge in Hair Loss in Racially Diverse Communities, Study Finds
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Talking to a Loved One Who Won't Take the COVID Vaccine
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COVID-19 Could Make Holiday Stress Worse Than Ever This Year
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How Caution Fatigue Raises the Risk of COVID-19 Infection, and How to Overcome It
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Will COVID-19 Social Pods Be Safe This Winter?
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Body Shaming, Harmful Diet Culture on the Rise During COVID-19
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How to Talk to a COVID Denier
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COVID-19's Potential Impact on Neurological Function and Mental Health
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Staying Safe (and Sane) While Waiting for a COVID-19 Vaccine
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How a State of Flow Can Aid Your COVID Well-Being
A woman jogs next to a man on a bike in a lush green park.
Nature Can Improve Mental Health During the Pandemic, Study Finds
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Your Source of News Can Determine Your Response to COVID-19
A woman teaches an online class. She holds a clipboard up facing her laptop, which is open on the desk in front of her. There are papers on the wall behind her and a tripod smartphone stand on her desk with books.
How Teachers Are Coping With the New Realities of the COVID-19 Classroom
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Intimacy and Closeness Key to Strong Relationships During COVID-19
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Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What to Know
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Why Some People Are Shaming Others for Getting COVID-19
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Isolation Increases Risk of High Blood Pressure, Especially For Women
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How the Big Five Personality Traits Predicted COVID Shelter-in-Place Compliance
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COVID Stress Is Stifling Employee Engagement, New Study Suggests
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On Top of Daily Stress, COVID-19 Is Making Our Dreams Worse Too
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If You're Afraid of Quarantine Ending, These Strategies Can Help
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Childhood Loneliness Can Have Long-Term Mental Health Implications
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How the McGurk Effect Impacts Communication During COVID-19
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How to Deal With the Guilt You Feel During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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CDC Says 40% of Adults Struggling With Mental Health During COVID-19
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Perception of Time Has Shifted During COVID-19, New Survey Reports
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COVID-19 Is Changing the Way we Communicate—Here’s How
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More Sleep During Pandemic Doesn’t Mean Better Rest, Studies Show
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LGBTQ+ Community Faces COVID-19 Challenges
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For Some, Alone Time Is Hard to Come By During COVID-19
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Can the Return of Pro Sports Help Your Mental Health?
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How to Navigate the Peer Pressure Asssociated With COVID-19
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How COVID-19 May Be Destigmatizing Mental Health Issues in America
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How Life After Quarantine Might Affect Your Mental Health