News Spotlight Thursday, April 23rd 2020 monika chabicovsky Apr 23, 2020 Post-traumatic stress symptoms, confusion, and anger can by triggered by quarantine. Stressors for those negative psychological effects include longer quarantine duration, infection fears, frustration, boredom, inadequate supplies, inadequate information, financial loss, and stigma. S.K. Brooks et al. The psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it: rapid review of the evidence. The Lancet. Vol. 395, March 14, 2020, p. 912.