The Experience of the COVID Pandemic for People with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in the U.K.
Prof Doc Thesis
Russ, C. 2022. The Experience of the COVID Pandemic for People with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in the U.K. Prof Doc Thesis University of East London School of Psychology https://doi.org/10.15123/uel.8v876
|Type||Prof Doc Thesis|
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, referred to as COVID-19 in this paper) is a novel coronavirus first discovered in Wuhan, China (Tan & Aboulhosn, 2020). Since it’s discovery it has spread across the world and as of 8th May there have been 156,496,592 confirmed cases of COVID around the world with 3,264,142 confirmed deaths (WHO, 2021). Current literature suggests the pandemic and subsequent government responses have had a significant impact on the global population with rises in mental health difficulties, poorer physical health, relationship difficulties and changes to people’s work lives. Despite an awareness of people with chronic illnesses being at greater risk of severe illness and death from covid-19, there is minimal research on how the pandemic has impacted this group, and even less on how it has affected people with specific types of chronic illness such as epilepsy or congenital heart disease (CHD).
|Keywords||covid-19; chronic illness; CHD|
|Publisher||University of East London|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.15123/uel.8v876|
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|Online||23 Jan 2023|
|Publication process dates|
|Submitted||19 Sep 2022|
|Deposited||24 Jan 2023|
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