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Children Could Manifest Depression & Anxiety Long After Current Lockdown

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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is having a profound effect on all aspects of society, including mental health and physical health.

A new study draws on over 60 pre-existing, peer-reviewed studies into topics spanning isolation, loneliness, and mental health for young people aged four to 21.

The study conducted by the University of Bath, in collaboration with scientists at Bristol, UCL, Reading, and Edinburgh, found that children and adolescents are likely to experience high rates of depression and anxiety long after the current lockdown and social isolation ends. And this impact of loneliness and depression could last ...