By forcing closure of schools, curtailing outpatient services, and imposing strict social distancing, the COVID-19 pandemic has abruptly affected the daily life of millions worldwide, with still unclear consequences for mental health. This study aimed to evaluate if and how child and adolescent psychiatric visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) changed during the pandemic lockdown, which started in Italy on February 24, 2020.

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergencies

Davico, Chiara
Co-first
;
Marcotulli, Daniele
Co-first
;
Lux, Caterina;Bondone, Claudia;Rosa-Brusin, Martina;Secci, Ilaria;Porro, Marzia;Bosia, Chiara;Ricci, Federica;Amianto, Federico;Ferrara, Mauro;Vitiello, Benedetto
Last
2021-01-01

Abstract

By forcing closure of schools, curtailing outpatient services, and imposing strict social distancing, the COVID-19 pandemic has abruptly affected the daily life of millions worldwide, with still unclear consequences for mental health. This study aimed to evaluate if and how child and adolescent psychiatric visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) changed during the pandemic lockdown, which started in Italy on February 24, 2020.
2021
82
3
1
6
Adolescent; Age Factors; Ambulatory Care; Child; Communicable Disease Control; Education, Distance; Emergencies; Female; Hospitalization; Humans; Italy; Male; Mental Health; Organizational Innovation; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; Emergency Services, Psychiatric; Mental Disorders; Physical Distancing
Davico, Chiara; Marcotulli, Daniele; Lux, Caterina; Calderoni, Dario; Cammisa, Luca; Bondone, Claudia; Rosa-Brusin, Martina; Secci, Ilaria; Porro, Marzia; Campanile, Roberta; Bosia, Chiara; Di Santo, Federica; Terrinoni, Arianna; Ricci, Federica; Amianto, Federico; Urbino, Antonio; Ferrara, Mauro; Vitiello, Benedetto
File in questo prodotto:
File Dimensione Formato  
davico et al.covid JCP 2021.ms.pdf

Accesso riservato

Tipo di file: PREPRINT (PRIMA BOZZA)
Dimensione 371.88 kB
Formato Adobe PDF
371.88 kB Adobe PDF   Visualizza/Apri   Richiedi una copia

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/2318/1791802
Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? 27
  • Scopus 39
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 34
social impact