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- RAND Corporation conducted a study that tracked mental health and psychological distress throughout pandemic to understand more about the demographics of those most affected.
- How can this research help understand who will more at risk in the future and prepare for future hardships?
- Read more on how donors can address mental health in the age of COVID-19.
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Senior behavioral/social scientist Joshua Breslau explains how findings from a RAND study of mental health before and during the COVID-19 pandemic can help in determining who in the population is most likely to experience significant psychological distress during future disasters. Breslau describes the connection between socioeconomic status and increased risk of psychological distress.
Read the full article about mental health during COVID-19 at RAND Corporation.