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Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health

By Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, Northumbria University, Newcastle
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In the year since the city of Wuhan, China, went into the world’s first coronavirus lockdown, we have all had to live under some form of pandemic-related restriction.

Some countries have opted for strict national lockdowns, like the one currently in place in the UK, while other countries such as Taiwan have opted for border closures and mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals. Such different approaches to restricting movement have different effects on our well-being.

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