What is the effect of the social distancing/lockdown recommendations and policies on mental health access?

There has been a great deal of statistical data published about the Covid-19 Pandemic. Think like a Health Psychologist.

Part 1: What research approach & sampling/statistics might be used to address these questions?

1.How has the pandemic affected people’s mental health?

2.How has the pandemic affected your education?

3.How has the pandemic differently affected people with varying levels of internet access?

4.How has the spread of the pandemic affected people’s opinions about government and privacy?

5.What is the effect of the social distancing/lockdown recommendations and policies on mental health access?

6.How can we quantify the effects on nutrition and general health of the public on those affected by the virus?

7.How are refugees affected by COVID-19?

Part 2: Instructions:

Find an online source with statistics, graphs about the pandemic. What is the date for the data collection?

Briefly describe the statistics and what they indicate for psychology and public health.

How can you assess the accuracy of the statistics you shared? Give the web site URL or citation in your post.

Submission Instructions:

Your initial post should answer each of the above questions. Suggest you prepare your answer with word processor and then paste into the discussion text area.