Covid-19 in France: How to prevent a mental health crisis?

Covid-19 in France: How to prevent a mental health crisis?

Amid fear, anxiety, sleep deprivation, anger and isolation, it’s certainly no surprise that cases of depression have more than doubled in France during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. With authorities warning of a “third, mental health wave” of the pandemic, the country’s psychiatric services are left to pick up the pieces. But historic underfunding and enduring social stigma only complicate matters further. To find out more, we speak to French psychiatrist Marion Leboyer.

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