The coronavirus pandemic has caused many people to experience mental health issues like depression and anxiety, and even suicidal tendencies. This has been exacerbated by the stressful loneliness of quarantine and isolation. Now, studies are finding these issues are hitting certain groups of people particularly hard. Dr. Roger McIntyre is a professor of psychiatry and pharmacology at the University of Toronto. He joined CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss how the global community can be more aware of these mental health issues.
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