Finding ways to protect your mental health when you are in quarantine is important since research has shown that this type of brief isolation can potentially have a number of detrimental effects, from low mood and irritability to symptoms of PTSD and anxiety.

A 2019 review in The Lancet analyzed the results of past studies to get a better idea of how COVID-19 may impact those who are quarantined. The review found that psychological distress is common both during and after periods of quarantine. People commonly experienced fear, sadness, anger, stress. etc. This article uncovers ways to help you cope during and after quarantine.

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