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COMMENT | Covid-19 and mental health - what have we learnt?

Dr Rozanizam Zakaria

Published
Modified 15 Oct 2020, 11:07 pm

COMMENT | This year's World Mental Health Awareness Month is being celebrated with a slightly different atmosphere. We celebrate this month with the Covid-19 epidemic challenges that have yet to see their end.

This coupled with the challenge of the third wave in Malaysia, which started in line with the beginning of many programmes organised for this mental health month. The theme of this year's celebration, "Mental Health for All" is also in line with this epidemic phenomenon that affects almost everyone in diverse circumstances.

As we all know, in addition to the direct impact on physical health, this epidemic also has an indirect impact on human social well-being and mental health. Global statistics have shown an increase in cases of ...  

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