Many Americans continue to experience mental health difficulties as pandemic enters second year
One year into the coronavirus pandemic, about a fifth of U.S. adults (21%) are experiencing high levels of psychological distress.
In Their Own Words, Americans Describe the Struggles and Silver Linings of the COVID-19 Pandemic
What Lessons Do Americans See for Humanity in the Pandemic?
A large majority of U.S. adults (86%) say there is some kind of lesson or set of lessons for humankind to learn from the pandemic, and about a third of Americans (35%) say the lessons were sent by God.
About half of Americans say their lives will remain changed in major ways when the pandemic is over
After months of living amid a pandemic, many Americans expect their lives to remain changed even after the COVID-19 outbreak is over.
A third of Americans experienced high levels of psychological distress during the coronavirus outbreak
Distress levels changed little overall from March to April, but this concealed considerable change at the individual level over this period.
People financially affected by COVID-19 outbreak are experiencing more psychological distress than others
Nearly one-in-five U.S. adults say they have had a physical reaction at least some or a little of the time when thinking about the outbreak.
More than half of Americans say marriage is important but not essential to leading a fulfilling life
What do Americans consider more important to leading a fulfilling life than marriage? They’re much more likely to point to career enjoyment.
How Americans feel about the satisfactions and stresses of modern life
Most Americans are at least somewhat happy with their lives, but some have grappled with issues like loneliness and work-life balance.
U.S. Public Views on Climate and Energy
A majority of U.S. adults say they are taking at least some specific action in their daily lives to protect the environment, though Democrats and Republicans remain at ideological odds over the causes of climate change and the effects of policies to address it.
How the attitudes of West and East Germans compare, 30 years after fall of Berlin Wall
Despite broadly positive sentiments among Germans about the changes of the past 30 years, views differ in some notable ways in the former West and East.
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