The results of our analysis suggest that COVID-19 may have caused some negative psychological consequences, particularly highlighted by the higher volume of Google searches for insomnia recorded throughout the outbreak (+15%). On the other hand, the impact of the virus on anxiety and stress search trends seems less pronounced, yet mirroring the results reported in previous investigations. Suitable public health measures should hence be considered to prevent the emergence of widespread sleep disturbances during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, especially during periods characterized by higher viral circulation.
|Titolo:||Putative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2021|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01.01 Articolo in Rivista|