Starting in March of this year, the world began an uncharted journey into a global pandemic related to a new virus called COVID-19. The pandemic abruptly changed the way we live, relate to others, and function on a day-to-basis.

For many people, anxiety and depression are experienced to some degree as a response to this crisis. Fear, confusion, irritability, and sleep disturbance are all common reactions to trauma.

The impact of the pandemic on the mental health of the global human population may have lasting, and profound reverberations for the distant future, long after physical manifestations of the pandemic have ended.

Read more at Psychology Today.