Pere Castelli Obols, Andrea Afghanistan Email Lists Miranda Mend Izabal, Silvia Recorder Fernández, Esther Cabo Sebastián and Carlos García Forego, International University of Catalonia David Leyva Uren, Rumen Manalo and Antonio Solana’s Pérez, University of Afghanistan Email Lists Barcelona Nuria Mantilla Santander, Karolinska Institute (Stockholm) Marc Casajuana Closes, Autonomous University of Barcelona Project selected in the Call to support research projects on the social impact of covid-19 The present study assesses the changes in socioeconomic status and physical Afghanistan Email Lists and mental health before and during the covid-19 pandemic (December 2019-December 2020).
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Regarding health, a third of those Afghanistan Email Lists surveyed perceive that they are worse or much worse and only 6.6% perceive that they are better. In general, a significant decline in daily activities is observed. In mental health, although suicidal ideation and suicidal behavior have been reduced by half, the increase in cases of depression, anxiety and thoughts of death has been Afghanistan Email Lists considerable. Post-traumatic stress symptoms also increase. In the socioeconomic sphere, the pandemic has caused greater job insecurity and instability. Key points one If health is compared before and during the pandemic, 20.9% of those surveyed report that they are somewhat worse and 2.1% much Afghanistan Email Lists worse. 8.4% have worse physical health and 5.5%, worse mental health.
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They also indicate more difficulties in Afghanistan Email Lists daily life due to health conditions. two Regarding mental health problems, depression has increased from 5.75% to 8.84% among the general population; anxiety, from 11.6% to 17.8%, and thoughts of death, from 22.9% to 28.5%. In contrast, suicidal ideation and behavior have decreased by almost half. 3 Those who have had symptoms Afghanistan Email Lists related to covid-19 or have tested positive, have many more mental health problems and more symptoms of post-traumatic stress. The groups least susceptible to suffering a problem of this type have been men, those over 40 years of age, those who are married or in a common-law Afghanistan Email Lists relationship, and people who work, do household chores or Of the people with a partner,