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Psychological Impact: Unseen Effects of COVID-19

Johnson Alex, Gauri Nadkarni Choudhary

Keywords : Anxiety, COVID-19, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, psychological burden

Citation Information :

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_137_20

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 06-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Indian Journal of Respiratory Care.


Impact of COVID-19 on mental health has affected various dimensions of human life. Various emergency government decisions and policies were developed during this period. Forced implementation of lockdown and quarantine during the pandemic made a significant impact on the general public and frontline health-care workers. The uncertainty due to COVID-19 caused major psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, stress, uncontrolled fear, and significant lifestyle changes. It has affected the world economy and also changed education and learning process.

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