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

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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