WORLD VIEW 04 May 2020 A diagnosis is rarely a solution to problems caused by poverty and inequality.
Rochelle Burgess Rochelle Burgess is a community-health psychologist and lecturer in global health at the Institute for Global Health at University College London. Contact Search for this author in:
Early in the COVID-19 outbreak, I was surprised and relieved that mental health was getting due attention. The World Health Organization released guidelines on how to protect your mental health in March. The UK government responded rapidly with public-health guidelines and beefed-up online support. In April, The Lancet Psychiatry called for multidisciplinary research to develop mental-health responses during the pandemic (E. A.