Mental Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Journal Article (Academic article;Scholarly Commentary)

Throughout the course of the pandemic, the mental health of many has suffered due to social isolation, disruptions to daily living, and limitations in participating in previously enjoyed activities. This article provides an overview about the mental health impacts of COVID-19 in the lives of older adults, with a special focus on isolation, loneliness, and trauma. The author elucidates the inequities seen in mental health impacts and offers a call to action for the future of older adult mental health care.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ramos, K

Cited Editors

  • Mockenhaupt, R; Kane Williams, E

Published Date

  • April 27, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 1

Published By

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0738-7806

Conference Location

  • USA