The Psychology of Pandemics.

  title={The Psychology of Pandemics.},
  author={Steven Taylor},
  journal={Annual review of clinical psychology},
  • Steven Taylor
  • Published 15 November 2021
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annual review of clinical psychology
This article reviews the current state of knowledge and promising new directions concerning the psychology of pandemics. Pandemics are disease outbreaks that spread globally. Historically, psychological factors have been neglected by researchers and health authorities despite evidence that pandemics are, to a large extent, psychological phenomena whereby beliefs and behaviors influence the spreading versus containment of infection. Psychological factors are important in determining (a… 

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