How the COVID-19 lockdown impacted on SA’s mental health |Daily Maverick (2020)

Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Prof. Mark Orkin, Ngqapheli Mchunu, Kelebohile Afrika, Narnia Bohler-Muller, and Kate Alexander 

Prof. Mark Orkin contributed to an article titled “How the Covid-19 lockdown impacted on SA’s mental health”. After two months of lockdown, the first unexpected finding is that fewer South Africans overall have reported feeling stressed, depressed, or any other of these six emotions. For example, the proportion of people experiencing stress dropped from 58% down to 36%, a drop of 22 percentage points…” Read the full opinion piece here published by the Daily Maverick.