• More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that's entirely normal

    9 days ago - By National Post

    Social isolation can transform a mouse's brain. Among other behaviours, mice kept alone for two weeks become hypersensitive to a threat, freezing, and staying that way, long after the threat is over.
    A flurry of surveys this week would suggest we're all becoming similarly unhinged by COVID-19. Taken together, the polls - from Toronto's
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
    ,
    Angus Reid Institute and human resources firm Morneau Shepell
    - paint a worrisome picture of strained emotions as we hit the pandemic's seven-month mark. But how much of what people are experiencing are perfectly...
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