High anxiety calls for innovation in digital mental health

Evgenia Pivovarova drinks tea during self-isolation at home in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia March 30, 2020. Photographer Sergey Pivovarov and his wife Evgenia were on vacation in Spain when the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak started. After returning to Russia safely the couple had to spend two weeks self-isolated due to the rules imposed by the authorities. Sergey shares pictures taken inside the family apartment during this time. Picture taken March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Sergey Pivovarov - RC2KWF9G7RBU

Scientists are studying psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic. Image: REUTERS/Sergey Pivovarov

Joshua Gordon
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
P. Murali Doraiswamy
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
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