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Financial Times
7 mins | May 13, 2020

The pandemic and the parent trap

Gillian Tett: COVID-19 and a tough economy have thrown the postwar home-making era into reverse. "While it would be nice to think — or hope — that joint living arrangements can mitigate this, psychologists have reported that the experience of being trapped back in the parental nest has sometimes made these mental-health problems far worse for young people. On a less extreme basis, it can contribute to apathy." The Financial Times' US Chair of the Editorial Board analyses.

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