Experts explain why many could experience 'anniversary reaction' as the pandemic shutdown's 1-year mark arrives

Maybe it's the memory of your last day in the office — or at school or out to dinner or at a party or visiting family — that haunts you. But however you personally mark the "before" and "after" of life in the pandemic, the fast-approaching one-year anniversary of lockdown (mid-March for much of the country) is bound to bring up difficult feelings. That's due to what's known as a "trauma anniversary" or "anniversary reaction."