COVID-19 Is Having a Serious Toll on South Africans’ Mental Health

More than 1,200 South African adults were polled by pharmaceutical company, Pharma Dynamics, in a survey aimed at understanding how the pandemic has affected mental health in the country.

The results showed that 56% of adults are experiencing higher levels of emotional and psychological stress than they were before the pandemic.

In a statement, Mental Health Portfolio Manager at Pharma Dynamics, Abdurahman Kenny, said that people who previously coped well under pressure are now struggling due to unprecedented stress triggers caused by the pandemic.

The complete article is available on the Global Citizen website.