Fear, Loss, Social Isolation, and Incomplete Grief Due to COVID-19: A Recipe for a Psychiatric Pandemic
Fear, Loss, Social Isolation, and Incomplete Grief Due to COVID-19
The experience of the loss of the relatives, which is naturally one of the most stressful events in a person’s life, has turned into a new concept and challenge for survivors and mental health professionals during the coronavirus era. We discussed how restrictions caused by social distancing potentially increase the likelihood of a phenomenon called complicated grief or prolonged bereavement disorder and multilayer response by case finding to increase the access to public education to manage this complicated situation.
Keywords: COVID-19, Loss, Social isolation, Incomplete grief, Pandemic