Mental Health of School-Going Children during Existing Lockdown Situation Due to COVID-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh

Authors

  • Muhammad Anwar Hossain Tutor, Inspiration Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sanjida Rahman Tutor, Pledge Harbor International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md Rezaul Karim PhD Candidate, Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh & Assistant Professor of Neurology and Principal Investigator, Institute of Neuroscience, Hubei University of Medicine, Shiyan, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjid.v7i1.48675

Keywords:

mental health; COVID-19; school-going children; lockdown

Abstract

During this epidemic of COVID-19, children are in need of much concentration and profound love of the senior family members. Although the measures taken by the organizations are necessary to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, they may be causing widespread mental health issues, including depression and loneliness. Therefore, it is imperative that parents have to spend the lion-share of time with children while listening to them cordially. Parents can participate in sports with them to help them stay fit so that they can enjoy commemorating moments. However, in this additional time, the parents can also make them habituated to practice the rules of health, so does social distancing.

Bangladesh Journal of Infectious Diseases 2020;7(1):33-37

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Published

2020-08-21

How to Cite

Hossain, M. A., Rahman, S., & Karim, M. R. (2020). Mental Health of School-Going Children during Existing Lockdown Situation Due to COVID-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Infectious Diseases, 7(1), 33–37. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjid.v7i1.48675

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Perspective