MENTAL HEALTH IN TIMES OF COVID 19: EFFECTS AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS

Sao Paulo
Tue, Apr 27, 8:45 PM (GMT-3)

The COVID-19 pandemic is our new reality. We have been living in a strain of social isolation, quarantine, devising new models of working, maintaining our relationships and familiar ties for more than a year. Implications for physical and mental health are occurring. Among the various groups, the elderly can be more affected than the others.

Sao Paulo

The COVID-19 pandemic is our new reality. We have been living in a strain of social isolation, quarantine, devising new models of working, maintaining our relationships and familiar ties for more than a year. Implications for physical and mental health are occurring. Among the various groups, the elderly can be more affected than the others. During this first year, which consequences have been observed? Some researchers showed a prevalence of 20% to 70% of cases of anxiety, depression, abuse and even suicide. This is called the 4th wave of COVID: its consequences. Is society prepared? What could be done in terms of prevention and early diagnosis? What could we expect as individuals and society for the next years? Flávia Ismael, Phd. MD, coordinator of the mental health sector at the municipality of São Caetano do Sul, São Paulo and a researcher in the area of mental health and COVID-19 will discuss these aspects and others in this live.  Prof. Egidio Dorea, Director of the University of São Paulo program for the elderly, director of Aging2.0 São Paulo, and board member of ILC Brasil will moderate the event. Flávia Ismael, Phd. MD, coordinator of the mental health sector of the municipality of São Caetano do Sul, São Paulo and a researcher in the area of mental health and COVID-19 will discuss these aspects and others in this live.

Keynote Speakers

  • EGIDIO DOREA

    EGIDIO DOREA

    University of São Paulo

    Coordinator USP 60+

  • FLAVIA PINTO

    FLAVIA PINTO

    MUNICIPALITY OF SAO CAETANO DO SUL

    Phd, MD, Coordinator of the Municipal Covid 19 Program

  • Facilitators

  • EGIDIO DOREA

    EGIDIO DOREA

    University of São Paulo

    Coordinator USP 60+

  • Panelist

    • FLAVIA PINTO

      FLAVIA PINTO

      MUNICIPALITY OF SAO CAETANO DO SUL, SAO PAULO

      Professor, Covid -19 Program Coordinator


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