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OSU study finds high levels of depression, anxiety among disabled people during COVID-19 pandemic – Oregon State University

Saturday, 5 February, 2022

OSU study finds high levels of depression, anxiety among disabled people during COVID-19 pandemic – Oregon State University


A new study from Oregon State University confirms what many in the disabled community already know: People with disabilities have been experiencing high levels of depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Social isolation was the main predictor for both depression and anxiety, said Kathleen Bogart, co-author on the study and an associate professor of psychology at OSU.
“We know that people with disabilities were more socially isolated before the pandemic, so for a variety of reasons, the pandemic has amplified that disparity,” she said.
Read more at: https://today.oregonstate.edu/news/osu-study-finds-high-levels-depression-anxiety-among-disabled-people-during-covid-19-pandemic

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