COVID-19: The effect of lockdown on teenagers’ mental health isn't all bad

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It is important for schools to reflect on the changes they made during this period, and whether these might be continued. Image: Unsplash/Tim Gouw

Emily Widnall
Senior Research Associate, Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol
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There might be an overall reduction in anxiety, in young people aged 13-14 during lockdown. Image: NIHR
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Social media helped teenagers to stay in touch. Image: Pixel-Shot/Shutterstock
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