Coronavirus Conversations: Mental health and 'pandemic fatigue' ahead of the holidays

November 20, 2020

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The coronavirus crisis is leading to mental health and lockdown fatigue. How are people coping with ongoing needs to social distance, wear masks and stay at home? As part of our regular conversation series on the pandemic and as a special podcast in The World's feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health psychiatric epidemiologist Karestan Koenen.

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This conversation was presented jointly with The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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