Mental health impact of COVID-19 lockdown in children and adolescents: Emerging challenges for mental health professionals

  • Nitika Singh
  • Pawan Kumar Gupta
  • Sujita Kumar Kar


It is infallible to say that the time we will emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, the world will be at a different place for all of us, more so, for the younger population. Now is time to brace ourselves for the 'new normal' this global pandemic has posed. Likely, the coming days would further escalate the hardship. The expeditious changes to our routines, freedom, and our lives over the last few months have jolted us all. We are into lockdown - a downright change in our lifestyle, separated by our family and friends, and always living under the fear of uncertainty.

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