Crisis and Mental Life: Implications for Covid-19

From the Centre for Society and Mental Health

“There has been widespread discussion of the possible impact of Covid-19 on mental health, but little comparison with previous crises. This report sets Covid-19 in the context of other crises, and their mental health consequences. Lessons are drawn for Covid-19. The report reviews the effects on mental health and well-being of crises caused by disasters, war/conflict, economic collapse, and pandemics. There are eight case studies ranging from disasters, to wars, to recessions and previous pandemics. “

 Read the full report here.”

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