Debate: COVID-19 and school mental health in Pakistan
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the social distancing procedures have caused disruptions to daily activities. The first preventive procedures by the closing of schools will undoubtedly have short- and long-term consequences for the mental health of school students. The movement restrictions, school closures and stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic will likely lead to a rise in the rates of domestic violence, loneliness, depression, fear, panic and anxiety, and substance use among school students.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Mian, A. I.,
Chachar, A. S.
(2020). Debate: COVID-19 and school mental health in Pakistan. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 25(4), 270-272.
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