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By Jennifer Robohm PhD
Behavioral Science faculty member 

Mental health and self-care during the coronavirus crisis

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Jennifer Robohm, PhD, Behavioral Science faculty member with the Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana (FMRWM)

While COVID-19 poses a significant threat to our physical health, it also threatens our mental and emotional health. We're concerned about infection and the health of loved ones. We're struggling with loss of social connection, daily routines, long-anticipated milestones (e.g., weddings, graduations) and our sense of normalcy. We're scared about bills, our livelihoods and our futures. And if we were already feeling socially or financially on the margins, the virus is amplifying our sense of vulnerability.

Given these threats to our mental health, most of us are feeling greater stress and a...

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