Escaping the Fear of Coronavirus

Interview Dr. Andrea Nazarenko

Dr. Andrea Nazarenko is a research psychologist with the Obesity Research Team and Social Development Research Group at the University of South Carolina. She also works as a community psychologist, providing consultation services to multiple governmental and educational organizations.

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Escaping the Fear of Coronavirus from her white paper on this:

It is human nature to fear things we cannot control. Control makes us comfortable. It creates perceived safety.

It is therefore not surprising the widespread fear over the recent pandemic of 2019-nCov (Coronavirus). Coronavirus originated in Wuhan, China, and is now spreading to many other continents and countries, causing large-scale public fear and mass hysteria.

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The Food, Mood, Gut, & Obesity Connection: New Research Offers Hope

Interview Dr. Andrea Nazarenko

Dr. Andrea Nazarenko is a research psychologist with the Obesity Research Team and Social Development Research Group at the University of South Carolina. She also works as a community psychologist, providing consultation services to multiple governmental and educational organizations.

In an interview with Dr. Nazarenko, explore how our digestive tracts and brains are interconnected. Learn how the different kinds of foods we eat can affect mood and why people who are obese actually process food differently than those who are not. Promising new research supports the use of alternative approaches in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, obesity, and metabolic disorders.

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