2019 SARS‑CoV‑2 (COVID‑19) Pandemic and Mental Health: Challenges to Homeless Children and Youths

David Onchonga, Likhith Bhaskar


Dear Editor, The 2019 coronavirus pandemic has caused an austere impact on the health and wellbeing, especially of the homeless children and youths. During the pandemic, many have experienced innumerable mental health problems such as panic, anxiety, and depression. Furthermore, there are reports of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia and bipolar, eating and trauma‑related, obsessive‑compulsive, paranoia and dissociation as a result of the pandemic.


Mental Health; SARS‑CoV‑2; COVID‑19; Pandemics; Children; Youths

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