Psychological effects due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Journal of Psychological Abnormalities is pleased to announce Special Issue on “Psychological effects due to COVID-19 Pandemic”.
The novel coronavirus disease that emerged at the end of 2019 began threatening the health and lives of millions of people after a few weeks. As per World Health Organisation, it has induced a considerable degree of fear, worry and concern in the population. In public mental health terms, the main psychological impact such as rates of stress or anxiety has been elevated. With introduction of new impacts – especially quarantine, many people’s usual activities, routines or livelihoods facing bad impact.
Millions of lives have been heavily affected by several psychological changes such as increased levels of loneliness, depression, harmful alcohol and drug use, and self-harm or suicidal behavior and demanding stress-coping-adjustment process is ongoing.
The World Health Organization has issued guidelines for managing the problem from both biomedical and psychological points of view.
The goal of this Special Issue is to stimulate novel investigations and theoretical perspectives on how people are psychologically affected by and coping with the COVID-19 emergency. We intend for this article collection to be a discussion platform on how to help people cope with and adjust to the critical situation. Specific aims include reducing the risk of developing distress, improving well-being, as well as promoting preventive behaviors. With this aim, Journal of Psychological Abnormalities is announcing Special Issue on “Psychological effects due to COVID-19 Pandemic”. We have started accepting submissions for the same and will be planning to release our Issue by June, 2020.
• Special issue articles can include both original unpublished research articles and review articles related to the specific theme
• Manuscripts will be accepted for publishing in the special issue only after getting approved by the peer review committee.
• All the articles in special issues should strictly adhere to journal style and formatting.
• Special issues are intended to be released with limited no. of articles. Authors are encouraged to send their articles on or before the submission deadlines mentioned above. • All accepted manuscripts can be submitted online via https://www.longdom.org/submissions/psychological-abnormalities-children.html or through an email id to [email protected]
• Submission should be accompanied by a cover letter with reference to the concerned special issue theme.
Please visit Instruction for authors page to know more about article formatting and guidelines: https://www.longdom.org/psychological-abnormalities/instructionsforauthors.html