2020
DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/v7f3q
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Giacomo Bignardi, Edwin S. Dalmaijer, Alexander Leslie Anwyl-Irvine, Tess A. Smith, Roma Siugzdaite, Stepheni Uh, Duncan Astle

Abstract:

In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, the United Kingdom Government implemented a national “lockdown” involving school closures and social distancing. Little is known about the impact of these policies on children’s mental health. This is in part due to the paucity of recent pre-lockdown baseline data. We report results from a cohort of children living in East of England. This cohort had recently been assessed via combination of parent-, teacher- and self-reports of mental health, and have been followed up…

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