TAGS: pandemics, psychology, smartphone use, immune system ·
Authored By: Jon D. Elhai, Haibo Yang, Dean McKay, Gordon J.G. Asmundson
As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads across the globe, researchers continue to identify widespread public distress coinciding with the pandemic. Although some distress about the virus is beneficial because it motivates people to engage in helpful behaviours such as social distancing, excessive distress can be harmful to individuals and...