Journal article

An overview of current mental health in the general population of Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from the COLLATE project.

Susan L Rossell, Erica Neill, Andrea Phillipou, Eric J Tan, Wei Lin Toh, Tamsyn E Van Rheenen, Denny Meyer

Psychiatry Research | Published : 2021

Abstract

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) poses mental health challenges globally; however, to date, there is limited community level data. This study reports on the COLLATE project (COvid-19 and you: mentaL heaLth in AusTralia now survEy), an ongoing study aimed at understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australian mental health and well-being. We addressed prevailing primary concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, current levels of negative emotions and risk factors predicting negative emotions. On April 1st to 4th 2020, 5158 adults from the general public completed an online survey. Participants ranked their top ten current primary concerns about COVID-19, and completed sta..

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