The spread of new coronavirus increase depression

The spread of the new Coronavirus causes many different problems, whether it infects a large number of people, some of them die, or even an increase in the chances of depression!

The results of a new scientific study revealed that the spread of the new Coronavirus, and the resulting home quarantine and social distancing

significantly increased the risk of depression.

Where the researchers, based on the study from the University of Washington, USA, indicated that they expect a significant increase in the number of people

with clinical depression when the period of isolation and home quarantine ends.

The researchers emphasized that societies should prepare for this and help people deal with the difficult psychological situations they are going through.

Depression is associated with many different symptoms, the most important of which are:

  • Sorrow.
  • Feeling of discomfort.
  • Void.
  • Lack of motivation for anything.
  • Sleep problems and disturbances.
  • Change in appetite.

One of the main causes of depression is the loss of a family member or friend as a result of infection with the Coronavirus

the inability to see those around you and communicate with them in addition to financial problems that may cause fatigue and a great burden for most.

The researchers reported that, in order to reduce this risk

it is important to take some steps that help reduce the chances of developing depression, including:

  • Communicate with others over the phone on a daily basis.
  • Take a break from reading and watching the news.
  • Try activities that help you feel better, such as meditation.


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