Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child and adolescent mental health services

Hannah Chu Han Huang*, Dennis Ougrin

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic and government lockdown restrictions have had an impact on children and young people worldwide. In this editorial, we explore how and why referrals to UK children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) have changed during the pandemic and summarise the emerging data on the potential reasons behind this.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere145
JournalBJPsych Open
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Sept 2021

Keywords

  • Anxiety disorders
  • attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders
  • bipolar affective disorders
  • depressive disorders
  • eating disorders NOS

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