A Few Aspects of the Covid-19 Pandemic and their Effects on Mental Health
Keywords:pandemic; crisis; mental health; lockdown
In the current state of events regarding the worldwide spread of the virus COVID-19,
individuals are experiencing a constant state of uncertainty and fear which has very damaging effects
on mental health. The isolation, economic decline, risk of infection might render most people unable to
maintain a positive outlook on life in general. In order to combat these menacing factors, we need to
find alternatives to obsolete ways of going through life and we must accept that with the help of
technology, civic sense and spreading correct information, communities around the world could help
alleviate some of the damage done by mandatory restrictions against the spreading of the virus.
COVID-19 stress responses and coping? Journal of anxiety disorders, 74, 102271.
Bentzen, Js. (2020). In crisis, we pray: Religiosity and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cortese, S. A.-B. (2020). Management approaches for ADHD during the COVID-19 virus pandemic:
guidance from the European ADHD Guidelines Group (EAGG). The Lancet Child & Adolescent
Dubey, S. B. (2020). Psychosocial impact of COVID-19. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome. Clinical
Research & Reviews.
Georgiou, N. D. (2020). COVID-19-related conspiracy beliefs and their relationship with perceived
stress and pre-existing conspiracy beliefs. Personality and individual differences, 166, 110201.
Heena, Nazli, Tamanna; Grover, Shekhar & Kishore, Jugal (2020). Covid-19 Pandemic and “Feeling
Depressed”. An Online Survey. Special Issue on SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) - Epidemiology
International, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 27-31.
Held, P. K. (2020). Delivering Intensive PTSD Treatment Virtually: The Development of a 2-Week
Intensive Cognitive Processing Therapy–Based Program in Response to COVID-19. Cognitive and
Kleykamp, B. A. (2020). Substance use disorders and COVID-19: the role of telehealth in treatment
and research. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 20(3), pp. 248-253.
Li, L. Z. (2020). Characterizing the propagation of situational information in social media during covid-
19 epidemic: A case study on weibo. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 7(2), pp.
The author fully assumes the content originality and the holograph signature makes him responsible in case of trial.