Women feeling mental health burden of Covid more than men: LV=

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John Brazier
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Women feeling mental health burden of Covid more than men: LV=

New research from insurance provider LV= finds women’s mental health more affected by pandemic than men’s

The latest edition of the LV= Wealth and Wellbeing Monitor report found that 41% (11 million) of women admitted that they feel exhausted, compared to 24% (6m) of men. In addition, over half of women (56%) stated they were feeling stressed or anxious, compared to one-third of men (35%). As the Covid-19 pandemic has continued, women's mental health has worsened according to the research. Between September 2020 and March 2021, the proportion of women feeling stressed increased by 5% to 56%,...

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