Title Coronavirus and the 'fear factor' - why we feel afraid and how to be resilient Media name/outlet Manchester Evening News Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 19/03/20 Description By now, our brains are saturated with information about coronavirus.
For weeks, we’ve been bombarded with public health information, news reports and government announcements about the ever-growing threat of COVID-19.
We know the pandemic poses a risk to our physical health. It threatens our mental and emotional wellbeing too.
Fear, stress and anxiety will already be taking a serious toll on a lot of people - whether they’re having to stay at home or go into work.
But mental health experts believe there are steps we can take to combat our fears and build our mental resilience.
Dr Warren Mansell, a clinical psychologist at the University of Manchester, points out that coronavirus has resulted in a loss of control over our daily lives.
URL https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/coronavirus-fear-factor-feel-afraid-17952079 Persons Warren Mansell