This session will explore three current areas of the psychological impacts of COVID-19 including:
The impact of COVID-19 on the psychological wellbeing of people living in Pakistan
Lessons for pandemic preparedness: learning from the impacts of COVID-19 on healthcare staff
The Impact of COVID-19 on children and young people
The session will include three academic psychiatrists with particular expertise in each area, providing three unique perspectives.
This session will also highlight the breadth of challenges that are currently being faced within the UK and globally whilst also allowing time for discussion of how we can learn from the COVID-19 pandemic to improve our response to future such events.
This session aims to:
- Highlight the impact that COVID-19 has had on mental health in Pakistan.
- Explore the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on children and young people.
- Discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on healthcare staff.
- Give a global and pan life-course exploration of the impact of COVID-19.
Chair: Oli Sparasci, Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust, Blackburn, United Kingdom
Tamsin Ford, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Richard Williams, University of South Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Nusrat Husain, University of Manchester, United Kingdom