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A mural painted on a boarded up business in Austin, Tex., reminds people to check on a neighbour during COVID-19 restrictions, April 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

7 mental health coping tips for life in the time of COVID-19

The uncertainty, stress and isolation of the coronavirus pandemic are the ingredients for a perfect “anxiety stew.” Here are some steps you can take to manage your mental health.
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Why do we dream?

During times of stress and anxiety we either dream more or remember our dreams more often, as a way of coping with challenging circumstances and new information.
Rates of depression are expected to rise in the wake of coronavirus, as isolation and financial woes multiply. GettyImages/Photo by Ashley Cooper/Corbis

COVID-19 could lead to an epidemic of clinical depression, and the health care system isn’t ready for that, either

Stress, loss, loneliness and isolation are key factors in clinical depression, which affects millions. The US was unprepared for COVID-19 – will it remain unprepared for its medical aftermath?

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