Mental health of young people most impacted by pandemic lockdowns

Aviva finds

John Brazier
clock • 2 min read
Mental health of young people most impacted by pandemic lockdowns

Research from Aviva shows mental health of 16-24’s was worst affected by lockdown boredom and isolation.

A survey of 2,000 UK adults conducted by Censuswide in June found that nearly half of those aged 16-24 (47%) said their mental health has been negatively impacted by Covid-19 lockdowns, compared to a UK average of 31%. A further three in ten (31%) young adults said lockdown has negatively impacted their physical health, while a similar number (32%) said it has negatively impacted their finances. Feelings of boredom, being cut off from friends, loneliness and isolation, gaining weight and general...

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