What is it about?

Since the declaration of COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, countries across the world have seen an increase in reports of interpersonal violence. During these trying times, digital mental health resources tailored to interpersonal violence are needed. Through the use of online platforms such as websites, mobile applications, and social media, survivors and perpetrators alike can access tools that help them manage stressors induced by the coronavirus as well as practice emotional regulation techniques and communication strategies at home.

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Why is it important?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, survivors have become more likely to experience interpersonal violence.


Writing this article was a great pleasure as was written with a co-author with whom I have had long-standing collaborations.

Denise Carballea

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This page is a summary of: Coronavirus and interpersonal violence: A need for digital mental health resources., Psychological Trauma Theory Research Practice and Policy, August 2020, American Psychological Association (APA),
DOI: 10.1037/tra0000849.
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