Reactions to COVID-19: Differential Predictors of Distress, Avoidance, and Disregard for Social DistancingTAGS: pandemics, covid-19, social distancing ·
Authored By: Steven Taylor, Caeleigh A. Landry, Michelle M. Paluszek, and Gordon J. G. Asmundson
Individuals’ beliefs about COVID-19 fall on a spectrum. On one end of the spectrum, people may display excessive fear responses (i.e., over-responses). Equally important, and existing on the other end of the spectrum, individuals may downplay the significance of COVID-19 (i.e., under-responses). Over-responses to COVID-19...