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Mental Health

Coronavirus survey
Since mid-March, researchers with the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research have surveyed U.S. adults regarding their perceptions and attitudes about coronavirus and its impact on their lives. (Photo/Pixabay)

COVID-19-fueled anxiety and depression peaked in early April, then declined

The latest data from USC Dornsife’s ongoing coronavirus survey reveal that rates of mental distress rose primarily during the early days of the pandemic due to both financial and health concerns.

Telehealth social work mental health
Master’s-level interns at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work offer therapy online to more than a hundred patients each week. (Image/Courtesy of USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

They combat the stress and anxiety of hundreds of Californians — from their own homes

As the new coronavirus spreads across the world, the telehealth clinic at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work sees increased demand for counseling related to stress and anxiety.