More than 1 in 4 US adults have felt depressed during the pandemic

A demonstrator wearing a face mask takes part in a protest following the death of the Black man Daniel Prude, after police put a spit hood over his head during an arrest in Rochester on March 23, at Times Square in New York, U.S. September 3, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RC2DRI97HLO8

Depression in the general population after prior large-scale traumatic events has been observed to increase in the past. Image: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Michelle Samuels
Senior Writer and Editor, Boston University
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Depression Symptoms in US Adults Before and During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
27.8% of US adults have experienced COVID-related depression symptoms. Image: JAMA Network
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