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Pandemic reopening and economic stress causing mental health issues

3 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Both employed and unemployed people can face stress as the economy picks up steam following the pandemic, said a Harvard researcher, indicating burnout is a risk for those working much as anxiety is for those without a job.
“Economic stressors, we know, impact mental health whether it's losing income of some sort or losing your home,” said Karestan Koenen, professor of psychiatric epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Koenen said for those who remain unemployed and face the end of extra unemployment benefits in September, there comes an increased risk of anxiety...
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