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Bilge Erten on the mental health costs of lockdowns

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Bilge Erten, assistant professor of economics and international affairs at Northeastern, compared the mental health outcomes of coronavirus restrictions in Turkey between people over 65, who were subject to stay-at-home orders, and people aged between 59 and 64, who were allowed to leave the house. She found that the 65-and-older group fared worse.

News at Northeastern, June 2, 2021

Link to article, COVID-19 IS MORE DANGEROUS FOR OLDER PEOPLE. BUT WHAT ABOUT LOCKING DOWN ALONE?

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