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Medical School’s Jane Timmons-Mitchell shares importance of accurate information during COVID-19 outbreak

Accurate information is crucial during times of distress

Crain’s Cleveland Business: Jane Timmons-Mitchell, clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine, shared her thoughts about the importance of getting robust, accurate information during the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Like many people, I’ve built that into my day,” she said. “Consistency is important and routine is reassuring, especially when other routines have been upended. “Structure is one of the things that can help decrease fear and anxiety. Even if it is not information we really want to hear.”