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The scope of mental health research during the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath

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Matthew Hotopf, Ed Bullmore, Rory C. O'Connor, Emily A. Holmes

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)540-542
Number of pages3
JournalThe British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Issue number4
Published1 Oct 2020

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The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on population mental health are unknown. We need to understand the scale of any such impact in different sections of the population, who is most affected and how best to mitigate, prevent and treat any excess morbidity. We propose a coordinated and interdisciplinary mental health science response.

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