Social Media – May Be Useful for Effective Crisis Coping

From PsychologyToday: Social Media May Foster Post-Traumatic Growth in Disasters
New research identifies useful online factors for effective crisis coping.

Unlike many disasters, which have a predictable course (see Phases of Disaster, below), pandemics don’t fit a clear mold, with no clear end date, high levels of uncertainty about whether there will be ongoing waves of reinfection, unclear paths toward normality, limited data on infection and mortality rates, evolving information about infectious consequences, unclear risk of immunity, and a high level of impact on social relations from infection-control measures.

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