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| Published: September 27, 2020

COVID-19 and mental health

Dr. Jyoti Gaur

Professor, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.194/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.194

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The novel Corona virus started spreading at the end of 2019 and has threatened the health, life style and lives of millions of people in the whole world. It is highly contagious leading to repiratory, renal and multiple has brought impact on the health system of many nations. Hence it has been declared as pandemic. As a result, all possible and extraordinary measures by the governments have been taken to prevent the spread, control the mobility and improve sanitization and hygienic practices. The aim of this article is to compile and analyse the articles published as a result of spread of virus and the impact it has caused on various aspects of human life. The analysis not only reveals the physical but also the individual, familial and interpersonal coping with this emergency situation. The articles on social isolation, psychological burden, anxiety, depression and behavioral and life style have been compiled in the paper. The author also has concluded suggesting interventions and researches on the impact of the disease.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.194/20200803

10.25215/0803.194

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020