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Monitoring mental health after lockdown. The impact of persistence uncertainty

Diners sit at a cafe following 108 days of lockdown at Bronte n Sydney, Oct 11, 2021. Will some people find it difficult to socialise as they once did? Source: AAP

People are excited by the loosening of lockdown restrictions in New South Wales and the ACT. This Friday, restrictions will be eased in Victoria too. But some of us might not easily adapt to life after lockdown. The issues are many and complex. Will “Living with COVID” ease or sharpen our anxieties?

Ratih Arruum Listiyandini is a practising psychologist.  She is currently completing her PhD  at the University oF New South Wales.  She explains to Sri Dean what the future holds for the mental health of different people in our community and suggests some strategies to deal with persistent uncertainty.

There are people who can help us in times of stress and isolation:

Links:  Lifeline 13 11 14

Blackdog Institute  https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/

Beyond Blue  -  https://www.beyondblue.org.au/

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Long lockdowns have damaged the mental health of groups like women and young people. Is that damage irrevocable?
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