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COVID Lockdown is World's Biggest Psychological Experiment

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People in quarantine are likely to develop symptoms of psychological stress and disorder and the scale of the current COVID-19 lockdown is unprecendented.

In short, and perhaps unsurprisingly, people who are quarantined are very likely to develop a wide range of symptoms of:

psychological stress and disorder, including low mood, insomnia, stress, anxiety, anger, irritability, emotional exhaustion, depression and post-traumatic stress symptoms.

Low mood and irritability specifically stand out as being very common, the study notes.

The Lancet published a review  of 24 studies documenting the psychological impact of quarantine. The findings offer a glimpse of what is brewing in hundreds of millions of households around the world.

In one study, no less than 28% of quarantined parents warranted a diagnosis of “trauma-related mental health disorder”.

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