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Public freakouts, burnout, and bullying: Bad behavior is here to stay

Posted on AllSides September 1st, 2023
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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Concertgoers throwing things at performers, people talking on their cell phones through movies, tourists defacing historical landmarks in pursuit of the perfect selfie — the first truly post-pandemic summer has shown the bad behaviors unleashed during the stress of COVID aren't slowing down.

Why it matters: A mix of worsening mental health and decaying societal connections, both exacerbated by the pandemic, may be driving this trend in rude behavior that could extend far beyond COVID's upheaval, mental health experts told Axios. Though other factors are also at play, they said....

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https://www.axios.com/2023/09/01/covid-pandemic-mental-heallth-crisis-public-freakouts

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