| Published: June 25, 2020
Lock down and child psychology: perspectives of a practicing pediatrician
COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lockdown situation in India. In this study, the author analyses the incoming phone calls from the parents during lock down, over a time frame of 40 days to understand the problems faced by the children during lockdown period. This study is to identify those problems and aim at providing a solution to the parents during a lock down situation to keep up the mental health of children. This situation has made a significant impact on child and adolescent psychology. Temper tantrums, mobile phone addiction, head ache, increased accidents, accidental poisoning, anxiety disorders etc. have become a parental concern in lock down period. This article is a bird’s eye view of these problems through a pediatrician perspective and solutions for the children’s problems during a lock down situation.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2020, J Suresh, Chandran. N.R
Received: May 04, 2020; Revision Received: June 11, 2020; Accepted: June 25, 2020
Published in Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020