Karestan C. Koenen featured in MedicineNet

Dr. Karestan C. Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, has been recently featured in MedicineNet’s “Mental Health Crisis Emerging From COVID-19 Pandemic”.

“We know that social support is so important to buffer the effects of disasters, to help pull people out of disasters,” says Dr. Koenen in the article. “We see that because of physical distancing [during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic], we’re sort of robbed of some of that social support, so that’s extra-challenging.”

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