Coronavirus to escalate mental health crisis: Health experts

New Delhi: Health experts said a big mental health crisis is likely to follow the coronavirus pandemic. The development of new symptoms is likely during the pandemic.

Researchers are of the opinion that the coronavirus pandemic could possibly be the worst hit to mental health since the world war 2. Media reports said that even when the virus is under control, there will be ‘profound’ long-term consequences.

According to the researchers, the pandemic saw multiple factors that led to poor mental health. Death of loved ones, poor physical health, contracting the virus themselves, mass unemployment, lack of social interactions are responsible for mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.

 

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