Impact of COVID -19 on children: special focus on the psychosocial aspect.

  title={Impact of COVID -19 on children: special focus on the psychosocial aspect.},
  author={Ritwik Ghosh and Mahua Jana Dubey and Subhankar Chatterjee and Souvik Dubey},
  journal={Minerva pediatrica},
  volume={72 3},
Although medical literature shows that children are minimally susceptible to 2019-Corona virus disease (COVID-19), they are hit the hardest by psychosocial impact of this pandemic. Being quarantined in homes and institutions may impose greater psychological burden than the physical sufferings caused by the virus. School closure, lack of outdoor activity, aberrant dietary and sleeping habits are likely to disrupt children's usual lifestyle and can potentially promote monotony, distress… 


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