Tag Archive: covid

Covid crisis has left children riddled with anxiety and terrified of germs

14th July, 2021 8:12 am

Pupils are worried about their future due to impact of lockdown school closures and deaths in the family, study finds.   Children are suffering from a range of “Covid-related” anxieties including germ-phobia and a fear of failure, a study has found. The most common mental health problem affecting young people is anxiety, according to a paper published by the National... View Article

Royal College of Psychiatrists warns that Covid pandemic has created a mental health crisis among children

30th June, 2021 11:47 am

Half of teenagers have been left suffering anxiety and trauma in the wake of the Covid lockdowns, a major review has found. A systematic review into the impact of school closures includes UK data on more than 2,000 young people questioned in depth about their feelings and experiences. The research shows that 53 per cent of girls and 44 per cent of boys... View Article