An exploration of the impact of COVID-19 on mental health in South Africa

@article{deMan2021AnEO,
  title={An exploration of the impact of COVID-19 on mental health in South Africa},
  author={Jeroen de Man and Mario R. Smith and Marguerite Schneider and Hanani Tabana},
  journal={Psychology, Health \& Medicine},
  year={2021},
  volume={27},
  pages={120 - 130}
}
ABSTRACT In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Africa implemented a strict stay-at-home order. The mental health effects of the pandemic and related containment measures are minimally documented in this region. This study examines the association between COVID-19 related stressors and mental health during a strict stay-at-home order in South Africa. A total of 860 self-selected participants residing in the Western Cape province completed an online survey from 20–31 May 2020. This sample… 

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