Examining How Common Depression Symptoms Are in Adults Before, During COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This is a survey study that examines how common depression symptoms are among U.S. adults during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with before the pandemic.

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

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.19686)

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