The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H.
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Chief of Outpatient Services and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Menninger Clinic and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Baylor College of Medicine. He is the blog curator.