How to treat your anxiety as reopening begins

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Brandon B., 32, who lives with schizophrenia waits for a sandwich order purchased by Dr. Jeanie Tse, chief medical officer at the Institute for Community Living, left, as she makes her rounds treating patients, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Doctor Stewart Shankman is the Chief of Psychology at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Shankman says that the biggest problem is the uncertainty. He says that it’s normal to have some anxiety as things begin to reopen because there is a level of trust that must take place between people when in public. Dr. Shankman also distinguishes between what a normal and abnormal level of anxiety is for you to have.

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