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Mental Health Services for Older Adults in China during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Published time: 01 April 2020

Authors: Wen Li, Qinge Zhang, Ling Zhang, Teris Cheung, Yu-Tao Xiang

Keywords: Mental Health, older adults, psychological services


The outbreak of COVID-19 has raised great challenges for mental health services for older adults in the community. There seems to be insufficient and inadequate attention paid to this vulnerable population in the recently established crisis psychological services in China. Stakeholders and health policy makers should collaborate to resolve this barrier in order to provide high-quality, timely crisis psychological services to community-dwelling older adults.

Mental health services for older adults in China during the COVID-19 outbreak



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