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COVID-19 and Mental Health

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Staying ahead of the curve

COVID-19 and Mental Health

The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown that has resulted has challenged the mental health of many South Africans.

In this updated programme the President of the South African Society of Psychiatrists Professor Bonginkosi Chiliza discusses:

  • The extent of the problem
  • Strategies for managing patients with mental health issues during the lockdown
  • The critical importance of protecting the mental health of healthcare professionals


    Where to get help

    Mental healthcare for health workers in South Africa – click here

    Further resources


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    If you missed our earlier COVID-19 MEDTalksZA; they are available at the links below:

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    COVID-19 and Reshaping Your Practice »
    COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health »
    COVID-19 And Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) »
    COVID-19 And Mental Health In Pregnancy »

    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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