When the corona pandemic began in March, it fundamentally changed many people’s everyday lives. A normal working day, vibrant public life, carefree social contacts—all these things now seem like a memory from another age. In order to find out what effects these restrictions are having on people’s emotional well-being, the researchers carried out a survey on how people dealt with the pandemic. “Our analyses showed that most people have been doing relatively well during these times,” explains Lara Kröncke from Münster University’s Institute of Psychology. Kröncke is a Ph.D. student and she headed the study. “These results match other studies showing that most people are coping with the restrictions better than expected,” she adds.
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