COVID and Stress

The Stress Management Society and Huawei AppGallery collaborated to gain a greater understanding of the true impact of COVID-19 on the British Public. The survey of 2,000 nationally representative British adults was carried out by OnePoll in January 2021.

Since the COVID-19 restrictions started in March:

65% felt more stressed than usual

53% felt more anxious than usual

43% felt more depressed than usual

 

THE CAUSES?

57% missed family and friends

46% were concerned about when things would get back to normal
37% felt anxious about the changing rules surrounding lockdown
34% feared the future post Covid
30% had money worries

For more information visit https://www.stress.org.uk/stressawarenessmonth/