Findings from an online survey on the mental health effects of COVID-19 on Canadians with disabilities and chronic health conditions

Increased anxiety, stress, and despair were associated with negative financial effects of COVID-19, greater concerns about contracting COVID-19, increased loneliness, and decreased feelings of belonging…Findings address how the global health crisis is contributing to declining mental health status through heightened concerns over contracting the virus, increases in economic insecurity, and growing social isolation, speaking to how health pandemics exacerbate health inequalities.”

David Pettinicchio, Michelle Maroto, Lei Chai, Martin Lukk. Findings from an online survey on the mental health effects of COVID-19 on Canadians with disabilities and chronic health conditions, Disability and Health Journal, Volume 14, Issue 3, 2021.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1936657421000315

 

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