Can the Coronavirus Pandemic Cause PTSD?



This video answers the questions: Will the coronavirus pandemic result in a PTSD pandemic? Who is at risk for PTSD due to the coronavirus pandemic? What effect to social distancing have on PTSD? Support Dr. Grande on Patreon:

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