Dr. Karestan C. Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, was recently the featured expert in “The Coronavirus Pandemic Series: Mental Health, Stress and Resiliency”, a Facebook Live Q&A presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, PRX’s The World, and WGBH.
As COVID-19 continues to cost lives, sicken millions, and force physical distancing, the psychological impacts of the pandemic deepen. In this Facebook Live Q&A, Dr. Karestan Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, described emotional and mental health issues related to daily life during this global pandemic and explored approaches for reducing stress and enhancing resilience.