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Focusing on mental health as the coronavirus spreads

Fears are growing as the coronavirus travels around the globe. So much focus is on what the deadly infection is doing to the body, but today we learn more about what

GREENSBORO, N.C. — There are growing new concerns about the coronavirus here in the United States of America. In the same week, the first case of the deadly infection with no immediate link to worldwide travel was confirmed, as well as the first death. Meanwhile, Coronavirus cases in China topped 81,000. 

As the country battles the deadly infection, an often overlooked issue is rising concerning mental health.

According to a Chinese Psychology Society survey, 42% of isolated Chinese citizens report anxiety and depression while on lockdown in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. 

Dr. Nannette Funderburk joins us to dig deeper into how this pandemic is impacting the mind. 

Dr. Nannette Funderburk is a psychotherapist and owner of The Social and Emotional Learning Group, PLLC, a counseling private practice in Greensboro, NC. For more information, you can contact Dr. Funderburk at her Stonebrook Office Location. 3300 Battleground Avenue Suite 202 Greensboro, NC 27410. You can reach her by phone at 336-285-7173, by fax at 336-285-7174, through email at contact@theselgroup.com or on their website.