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How 21-day coronavirus quarantine damages mental health, with long-lasting effects – PTSD, depression, insomnia: Hong Kong psychologist’s research findings

There has been much discussion among friends, on social media and in the press about the challenge to mental health posed by Hong Kong’s mandatory 21-day quarantine.A new academic paper, the first to take a scientific and qualitative approach to the world’s longest mandatory quarantine, concludes it is associated with negative psychosocial consequences, some of which are long-lasting.“The overwhelming feeling is that in the pursuit of protecting humans from the illness there has been a loss of…

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