Rekha Vankwani, Surhan Uzair, Dileep Laalwani, Syed Zulfiquar Ali Shah, Tarachand Devrajani, Nida Batool
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Covid-19 and Depression

Rekha Vankwani, Surhan Uzair, Dileep Laalwani, Syed Zulfiquar Ali Shah, Tarachand Devrajani, Nida Batool



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ABSTRACT

There have been dozens of research reports to explore the negative effects of the Corona pandemic on human life and mental health. So far, researchers are of the view that major effects of the Corona on people's lives are directly related to depression, frustration and anxiety.Several studies suggest that mental problems are currently on the rise around the world and people of all ages are suffering from depression.

The World Health Organization (WHO), in this regard, has also issued detailed recommendations on mental health during the global outbreak of the Covid-19. According to the WHO, panic, anxiety, and stress is typical responses at the time of crisis and it is quite understandable that people are facing fear and uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the WHO is committed to providing guidelines during the pandemic in the best interest of Corona patients, doctors, health workers, people in isolation, authorities and the general public.



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