The Impact of Pandemic on the Developing Nations
Emerging Mental Health Challenges and Interventions
Keywords:SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Mental Health, Counseling, Pandemics
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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