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Mental health consequences of COVID-19, physical distancing

JAMA Network

What The Viewpoint Says: The article emphasizes the importance of mitigating the mental health consequences of social distancing in the COVID-19 era.

Authors: Sandro Galea, M.D., of the Boston University School of Public Health, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.1562)

Editor's Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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