Trauma Is the Real Threat of the Coronavirus Crisis. How to Keep Your Mental Health

The real danger facing us during the pandemic is a mental one, says Israeli-born psychologist Guy Winch, whose books about heartbreak and parting have become best sellers in the United States

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People attend a fitness lesson from their balconies at a retirement home in Bordeaux, on March 31, 2020, as the country is under lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
People attend a fitness lesson from their balconies at a retirement home in Bordeaux, on March 31, 2020, as the country is under lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.Credit: NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP
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A priest peers from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Christians believe Jesus was buried, before Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa arrives during a coronavirus lockdown in Jerusalem.Credit: Ariel Schalit,AP
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