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| Published: September 22, 2021

History of Psychological Impact During Lockdown

Dr. Nurjahan Begum

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Alhasa Google Scholar More about the auther

, Shahnaz Begum

Research Scholar, Department of Bioscience, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Abdul Wahab Pathath

Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience, King Faisal university, Saudi Arabia Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.165.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.165

ABSTRACT

COVID-19 has impacted the mental health of the entire community in one or another manner. This has created an unprecedented mental health challenge in the face of limited specialist resources. This also means that we need to think beyond conventional strategies. Target group: three group of respondents be closely observed and needed to train 1. Frontline personnel need to be trained in simple and emerging evidence-based strategies of assessment and management. 2. Simultaneously, we need to engage with non-psychiatric medical professionals to facilitate the psychiatric management of patients with COVID-19 infection and co-morbid physical illnesses. 3 all non-psychiatric medical professionals and frontline personnel. Conclusion: Despite the various disruptions in routine clinical practice, especially the regular outpatient services, this crisis has thrown up alternative and innovative approaches to offer psychosocial support and continuous care for patients with psychiatric problems or psychological distress. Presently, the remedial measures suggested for COVID-19 have only empirical evidence. We need to manage with what is available, but constantly update ourselves, almost daily.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.165.20210903

10.25215/0903.165

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021