Coping with cascading collective traumas in the United States

Nature Human Behaviour
Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2021
https://www.nature.com/nathumbehav/volumes/5/issues/1

 

Comment | 26 October 2020
Coping with cascading collective traumas in the United States
The year 2020 has been marked by unprecedented cascading traumas, including the COVID-19 pandemic, an economic recession, race-driven social unrest and weather-related disasters. Mental health consequences of direct and media-based exposure to compounding stressors may be profound. Policymakers must act to ease the burden of trauma to protect public health.
Roxane Cohen Silver, E. Alison Holman & Dana Rose Garfin