Coronavirus anxiety (Covid-19): How to stop worrying about your health
Watch my updated video on mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak: https://youtu.be/mwrMtJ3DYXg.
Anxious about the coronavirus (Covid-19)? I'll show you how to stop worrying about your health and stay healthy at the same time.
0:35 - How health anxiety works
2:28 - How anxiety keeps us safe during a public health scare
2:47 - When does anxiety about coronavirus become a problem?
3:38 - How coronavirus anxiety relates to anxiety disorders
3:52 - Practice healthy habits
4:37 - Limit your media consumption
6:55 - Go to credible sources of information
7:46 - Stick to your routine
8:53 - Keep doing what helps you manage anxiety
9:02 - Seek professional help
9:20 - Comment of the week
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* CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
* World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
* How to Deal With Coronavirus If You Have OCD or Anxiety: https://www.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/k7exqm/how-to-deal-with-coronavirus-if-you-have-ocd-or-anxiety?__twitter_impression=true
* How to wash your hands: https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/family-resources-education/health-wellness-and-safety-resources/helping-hands/hand-hygiene
* How to get better sleep at night: https://youtu.be/eg8VRjHZgXI
* Managing stress - 10 steps in 90 seconds: https://youtu.be/PzZZJ-2YUvs
* The Psych Show Anxiety Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLItaCgXIQkHe-lpgzTZAjHy-mLgLx9_16
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