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dc.contributor.authorMudholkar, Santosh
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-27T10:17:55Z
dc.date.available2020-10-27T10:17:55Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.citationBurn, W. & Mudholkar, S. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 on mental health: Update from the United Kingdom. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 62 (9 (Supplement)), pp.365-372.en
dc.identifier.other10.4103/psychiatry.indianjpsychiatry_937_20
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12904/9260
dc.description.abstractIn January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new corona virus disease, COVID-19 to be public health Emergency of International concern and by March 2020 it had progressed rapidly across several continents to be a pandemic. After COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic the U.K. Government placed strict measures in mid-March 2020 to limit spread by enforcing social distancing, travel restrictions and complete lockdown. In U.K. by end of April 2020 official estimates of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases reached 161,000 and the number of deaths has exceeded 26,000 in hospitals and in care homes. COVID-19 continues to have an impact on all aspects of life in U.K. The Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), London, a leading professional body of U.K. and global mental health professionals was prompt to act in this public health emergency. RCPsych lias issued guidance for clinicians, patients & carers, organised a series of webinars to support members and undertook a membership survey. It lias played a crucial role in influencing national policy decisions. This article will focus on mental health impact of COVID-19 pandemic in U.K. and the initiatives taken by RCPsych.en
dc.description.urihttps://journals.lww.com/indianjpsychiatry/Fulltext/2020/62003/Impact_of_COVID_19_on_mental_health__Update_from.10.aspxen
dc.subjectPandemicsen
dc.subjectMental healthen
dc.subjectPublic healthen
dc.subjectCOVID-19
dc.subjectSARS-CoV-2
dc.titleImpact of COVID-19 on mental health: Update from the United Kingdomen
dc.typeArticleen


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