The Impact of Pandemic on the Developing Nations

Emerging Mental Health Challenges and Interventions

Authors

Keywords:

SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Mental Health, Counseling, Pandemics

Abstract

The world is facing an unprecedented challenge of the 21st century in the form of COVID-19 outbreak. People across the culture, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic background are being affected with the rippling effects of this pandemic. This review paper mainly tries to highlight the emerging mental health challenges of the developing nations. Also, we have discussed basic interventions which needs to be taken to overcome the effects caused by the pandemic. For this purpose, published articles related to psychosocial effects due to COVID-19 and other outbreaks were searched and reviewed. The coming months will just reveal the extent of damage this pandemic has caused. It is crucial to recognize the psychosocial impact of this pandemic and necessitate the measures to overcome them by mobilizing the resources we have at hand.

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Author Biographies

Flavia Sharlet Noronha, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Lecturer,

Department of Psychiatric Nursing

Manipal College of Nursing

Manipal Academy of Higher Education 

Manipal, Karnataka, 576104

Renjulal Yesodharan, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatric Nursing,

Manipal College of Nursing

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Manipal, Karnataka 576104

India

Asha K Nayak, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Assistant Professor, 

Department of Psychiatric Nursing 

Manipal College of Nursing 

Manipal Academy of Higher Education 

Manipal, Karnataka 576104

India

Rochelle Jane Dsa, Carleton Clinic

Care Assistant 

Cumwhinton Drive,

Carlisle, Cumbria,

CA13SX,

United Kingdom

Published

2021-09-30

How to Cite

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Noronha F, Yesodharan R, Pant S, Nayak A, Dsa R. The Impact of Pandemic on the Developing Nations: Emerging Mental Health Challenges and Interventions . Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2021 Sep. 30 [cited 2021 Oct. 27];33(3). Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/2167

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Review Article