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- 1. Psychiatry of Pandemics A Mental Health Response to Infection Outbreak - June 2020
This book focuses on how to formulate a mental health response with respect to the unique elements of pandemic outbreaks. The book unifies the clinical aspects of disaster and psychosomatic psychiatry with infectious disease responses at the various levels.
- 2. ‘No one would even know if I had died in my room’: coronavirus leaves international students in dire straits - August 2020
Many international students in private rental housing in Sydney and Melbourne were struggling before COVID-19 hit. The surveys reported in this article of these students before and during the pandemic show it has made their already precarious situations much worse.
- 3. “Many people have no idea”: a qualitative analysis of healthcare barriers among Yazidi refugees in the Midwestern United States - April 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has shed new light on inequities in healthcare access faced by immigrant and refugee communities. To address ongoing disparities, there is an urgent need for ecological approaches to better understand the barriers that hinder and resources that facilitate access to healthcare. This study investigates barriers to healthcare system access faced by Yazidi refugees in the Midwestern United States.
- 4. A crisis within the crisis: The mental health situation of refugees in the world during the 2019 coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak - November 2022
The already fragile situation of refugees becomes worrying and challenged in the face of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. This study aimed to describe the factors that have worsen ed the mental health of refugees during in host countries during the COVID-19 pandemic .
- 5. A nationwide survey of psychological distress among Chinese people in the COVID-19 epidemic: implications and policy recommendations - May 2020
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic emerged in Wuhan, China, spread nationwide and then onto half a dozen other countries between December 2019 and early 2020. The implementation of unprecedented strict quarantine measures in China has kept a large number of people in isolation and affected many aspects of people’s lives. It has also triggered a wide variety of psychological problems, such as panic disorder, anxiety and depression. This study is the first nationwide large-scale survey of psychological distress in the general population of China during the COVID-19 epidemic.
- 6. A Place to call home: A pilot survey of people seeking asylum in Greater Sydney - September 2021
This survey asked people seeking asylum about their housing and homelessness experiences since arriving in Australia and also about their income, employment, and the impact of COVID-19 restrictions of March 2020. The survey was conducted in March 2021, and findings reflect experiences at that time and in the preceding 12 months.
- 7. A systematic review of racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in COVID-19 - December 2021
Preliminary evidence from the COVID-19 pandemic shows the presence of health disparities, especially in terms of morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to systematically review the evidence on the association of racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status (SES) with health outcomes and access to healthcare services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 8. Addressing human rights as key to the COVID-19: response - April 2020
This document brings to attention key health and human rights considerations with regards to COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights the importance of integrating a human rights based approach in response to COVID-19. It provides key considerations in relation to addressing stigma and discrimination, prevention of violence against women, support for vulnerable populations; quarantine and restrictive measures and shortages of supplies and equipment. It also highlights human rights obligations with regards to global cooperation to address COVID-19.
- 9. Addressing self‐harm among detained asylum seekers in Australia during the COVID‐19 pandemic - May 2021
The global prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to rise, the influence of culture and resilience remains unclear. This review and meta-analysis aimed to (a) examine the prevalence of PTSD among studies addressing culture and resilience, and (b) compare the PTSD prevalence rates across different trauma exposures and cultural contexts.
- 10. Aftershock Addressing the Economic and Social Costs of the Pandemic and Natural Disasters on the People of NSW Report One – Mental Health - September 2022
This report series, Aftershock: addressing the economic and social costs of the pandemic and natural disasters on the people of NSW, explores the impacts of the pandemic and natural disasters across
several key domains of wellbeing – domestic violence, mental health, child welfare and development, and housing security.