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Child mental health: how acting out during COVID can be a coping mechanism, and what parents can do to help

By Wendy Sims-Schouten, Associate Professor Childhood Studies, University of Portsmouth
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Over the past decade resilience has become a societal buzzword, both a personality trait to foster and miracle drug that can heal all wounds and right all wrongs. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular, it has been the lens through which children and young people’s ability to cope – or not - has been assessed.

As children continue to deal with anxiety about the virus, not to mention school closures and the wider…


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