We’ve all struggled with lockdown, but those on the lowest incomes have paid the biggest price
Covid-19 is a virus-driven public health crisis. But it’s also taking a big toll on our mental health, according to new Office for National Statistics data on symptoms of depression surging during the pandemic. A staggering one in five of us experienced some form of depression during the latest lockdown. Women are significantly more likely to be affected than men (24% v 17%). But the biggest increases are for the young, those with a disability, parents and those who would struggle to afford an unexpected expense.
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