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COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health

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Staying ahead of the curve

COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health

Dr Anusha Lachman, child and adolescent psychiatrist at the University of Stellenbosch:

  • Analyses the consequences of the pandemic on young people’s mental health
  • Offers advice for healthcare professionals counselling parents and patients
  • Suggest specific guidance about care of young patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
    Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    A special video for parents

    Dr Lachman provides a downloadable video for parents


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    This report was made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Cipla. The content of the report is independent of the sponsor.


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