COVID-19 - A Short-review of the pandemic’s mental health impact, personality traits, economics, eating disorder, homeless and education
Keywords:Covid-19, Social, Psychological Impact, Review, Medical
AbstractDuring the last month of 2019 and the first trimester of 2020, a new infective disease has rapidly become a worldwide emergency, to the point of being declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020. The Coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) has reached 180 countries since 2 April 2020. The goal of this study is to examine scientific literature concerning the impact of COVID-19 on mental health of different slices of population. The literature referring to past pandemics has shown the role of fear and its negative psychosocial consequences on population’s quality of life. Inadequate knowledge about COVID-19 and unconfirmed news can increase anxiety and fear experienced by the public. It is a great responsibility for government to manage efficiently this emergency, and psychological wellbeing of the population should not be being underestimated in the develop of future plains. Until the end of the pandemic, information about the psychological state of vulnerable population should be monitored and used in order to create adequate governmental interventions.
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