The results of a new scientific study revealed that the spread and the consequent confinement of the home significantly increased the risk of depression.

Where the researchers based on the study from the University of Washington, USA, indicated that they expect a significant increase in the number of people with clinical depression when the isolation and home quarantine period ends.

The researchers stressed that societies should prepare for this and help people deal with the difficult psychological conditions they are going through.

The infection is accompanied by many different symptoms, the most important of which are:

  • Sorrow
  • feeling uncomfortable
  • Void
  • fatigue
  • No motivation for anything
  • Sleep problems and disturbances
  • change in appetite;

One of the main causes of depression is the loss of a family member or friend as a result of infection with the Corona virus and the inability to see those around you and communicate with them personally, in addition to financial problems that may cause fatigue and a great burden on most.

The researchers reported that in order to reduce this risk, it is important to take some steps that help reduce the chances of developing depression, including:

  • Communicate with others over the phone on a daily basis
  • Exercising at home
  • Take a break from reading and watching the news
  • Follow a healthy diet
  • Try to do activities that help you feel better, such as .