Isolation Takes a Toll

Addressing loneliness, depression, and anxiety

There are social and health consequences in this pandemic. In the New Yorker, writer Robin Wright reminds readers that loneliness isn’t just a feeling but a “biological warning signal to seek out other humans.”

Isolation can lead to lethargy, anxiety, and depression, which you may have already noticed while cooped up at home. With the help of researchers who study isolation, Emma Grey Ellis at Wired reassures readers that there are ways to maintain physical and mental health during this…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.