The Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Pakistani Population: Managing Challenges through Mental Health Services

Authors

  • Khunsa Junaid
  • Hassan Ali
  • Rabia Nazim

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Abstract

Due to onset of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19) pandemic, produced by acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections in Wuhan, a city of China, a state of financial crisis and mental suffering quickly spreaded across the whole world [1]. Social activities were limited in the large parts of the world; most of unnecessary movements of people were banned because of quarantine whereas application of necessary protocols became compulsory for hospitals after receiving thousands of corona affected patients. Because of this, both the healthcare professionals working on front–line and general public became susceptible to psychological and emotional effects of COVID-19 due to morbidity and mortality associated with it.1,2

Published

2020-07-13

How to Cite

Junaid, K. ., Ali, H. ., & Nazim, R. . (2020). The Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Pakistani Population: Managing Challenges through Mental Health Services. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 26(Special Issue), 291-293. Retrieved from https://www.annalskemu.org/journal/index.php/annals/article/view/3654

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