Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2705-2214
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/JPHD
Start Year: 2018

Impacts of sudden lifestyle changes due to COVID-19 on mental health: African perspectives   |   Article Number: F462C0921   |   Vol.3 (2) - April 2020

Received Date: 21 April 2020   |   Accepted Date: 27 April 2020  |   Published Date: 30 April 2020

Authors:  Ozuluoha Chioma Cynthia , Aborode Abdullahi* and Dawodu Oluwananumi

The current outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus infection among humans and its spreading around the globe is heavily impacting on the global health and mental health. Despite all resources employed to counteract the spreading of the virus, additional global strategies are needed to handle the related mental health issues. The aim of this study is to explore the impacts of COVID-19 on people’s mental health, to assist policy makers to develop actionable policies, and help clinical practitioners (e.g., social workers, psychiatrists, and psychologists) provide timely services to affected populations.

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