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  1. 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. 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. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. An overview of academic literature, policy documents, lived experience accounts and community reports - October 2021    This report ties together multiple streams of knowledge to present an overview of the mental health impacts of COVID-19 and resultant policy measures. Using the best available knowledge, it aims to understand: What are the main ways COVID-19 has impacted on Australia’s mental health? Who has been the most impacted, and why? What are the lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic that can inform a plan to protect Australia’s future mental health?
  8. 8. Apart Together survey: Preliminary overview of refugees and migrants self-reported impact of COVID-19 - May 2021    This report looks at the ways in which the pandemic has hit the lives of refugees and migrants. It takes the perspective of refugees and migrants' own lived experiences during the COVID‑19 crisis.
  9. 9. As If We Weren’t Humans: The Abandonment of Temporary Migrants in Australia During COVID-19 - September 2020    This report presents findings from an online survey of 6,105 international students and visa holders, on their experiences in Australia during COVID-19. The study reveals the depth of social exclusion, racism and deeper emotional consequences of Australia’s policies, which have significantly impacted Australia’s global reputation.
  10. 10. Barriers to wellbeing: Migration and vulnerability during the pandemic - September 2021    The COVID-19 pandemic has had –and continues to have– tremendous impact on wellbeing, especially amongst people at risk of vulnerability such as ethnic minorities, homeless people, undocumented migrants and asylum seekers. This report examines the wellbeing of vulnerable migrants during the early months of the pandemic in the UK.