Psycho-Social Consequences of COVID-19 among Individuals with Substance Use Disorder: An Indian Perspective
Keywords:Covid-19, Substance Use, Psychosocial Impact, Service Utilization.
AbstractCOVID 19 is the greatest public health disaster. It has been making widespread concern throughout over the world in past year and throwing up many challenges for us in different ways. The Purpose of the study has to provide information and explore about the Psycho-Social consequences of COVID-19 among individuals with substance abuse in India. Literature has been searched the both electronic databases including PubMed and manual searches for this. It can be said that found, during lockdown health care facility become more difficult for people with substance use disorder which is affected by various factors like lower socioeconomic status, social isolation, lack of transportation availability, suicide, employment, increased domestic violence specially in the area of physical as well as verbal, and also found that some people with substance use disorder shifted on another substance which is easily available like Indian Made Foreign Liquor shifted to Home Made Foreign Liquor that can be cause for severe health related problem . This crisis has paved the path towards development and acceptance of digital psychiatry as a mode of treatment. In this review paper an attempt has been made to provide an overview of the mental health awareness of people during the pandemic, emotional well-being during lockdown, prevention of suicide, and emergence of digital psychiatry for the person with substance use disorder during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Sanjeev Mishra, Arti Singh, Ravinder Kumar, & Pradeep Kumar. (2022). Psycho-Social Consequences of COVID-19 among Individuals with Substance Use Disorder: An Indian Perspective. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.25215/1001.098
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