Trauma Propagation in Social Networks

17 Pages Posted: 10 Mar 2021

Date Written: March 7, 2021


I present evidence that rises in the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in one location increased internet searches indicative of mental disorders in another location that is spatially separated but socially connected.

Note: Funding Statement: The author declares no source of funding.

Declaration of Interests: No conflict of interest to declare concerning this paper.

Keywords: Mental Health, Social Networks, COVID-19

JEL Classification: I1

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Sadish, D, Trauma Propagation in Social Networks (March 7, 2021). Available at SSRN: or

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