Suara.com – Mass media and social media are now full of information related to the Covid-19 pandemic. For some, the news of Covid-19 can be stressful to depression.
For this reason, Psychologist Ellyana Dwi Farisandy suggests the importance of people who are vulnerable to stress to limit information related to Covid-19.
Otherwise, it can risk causing anxiety problems and feelings of ease overthinking or cause overthinking.
“We need to limit when we feel too overwhelmed. But, when we want to read it, make sure to look for information from a trusted source,” he said when contacted by Suara.com, last Friday (16/7/2021).
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He said that being exposed to excessive Covid-19 news can also make a person experience psychosomatics that can affect his mind.
This psychosomatic can be said as a person’s psychological response that has an impact on the individual’s physiology. Because of this disorder, a person is more easily anxious and even stressed.
“When stressed and anxious, individuals can experience dizziness, fever, headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and so on. Everyone has a different response, and that’s completely normal,” he continued.
Information related to the addition of positive cases and deaths due to Covid-19 is indeed accused of causing the public to be more anxious. Not to mention the rampant information about layoffs during the pandemic, fatigue from working from home, meetings via zoom, and limited social interaction.
“All the feelings that we feel right now, are due to an unfavorable situation. And that’s perfectly normal to feel,” he said.
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He then gave tips to avoid worrying about Covid-19 news, including managing stress and also managing individual anxiety.
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