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Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

University of Toronto, Steve Joordens

5 mins

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Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19 explores the causes and effects of increased anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides anxiety management strategies.

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Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

by University of Toronto

Overview

From work to hobbies to relationships with our families and friends, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually every aspect of life. Many have found themselves working from home, homeschooling children, or as an essential worker on the front lines. Massive and sustained changes to the way we live have created new scenarios for anxiety to thrive.

Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19 is presented by the University of Toronto and psychology professor Steve Joordens. The course is designed to teach students about the body's anxiety response and provides guidance on how to manage anxiety over the short and long term.

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The predator tends to be what we would call an acute short-term threat. This is really what our system was developed to handle … With COVID, the threat is chronic.

- Steve Joordens

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