What is the psychology of a pandemic? In this podcast, psychiatrists Lillian Ng and Stefano Cali discuss emotional contagion and the potential psychological impacts of a lockdown.

Lillian Ng is a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Medicine at the University of Auckland.

Stefano Cali is an Italian psychiatrist working in New Zealand Early Psychosis Intervention Services.

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Disclaimer: The views expressed in this discussion reflect the opinions of the guest and not necessarily the views of The Big Q. 

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