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COVID & the Holidays: Extra Stress for Caregivers

COVID & the Holidays: Extra Stress for Caregivers

Caring for someone with depression introduces a unique set of stressors for the caregiver. Add in a global pandemic and uncertainty around how to safely celebrate the holidays, and many caregivers are understandably approaching the season feeling worried and depressed. View this infographic to learn how COVID-19 is impacting the psyche of family caregivers.

Survey results from the GeneSight Mental Health Monitor on the mental impact of COVID-19 and the holidays on caregivers of people with depression

To learn more about caregiving and depression, visit: https://genesight.com/blog/wheres-my-casserole-caregiving-depression/

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