Adolescent Experiences of the COVID-19 Pandemic and School Closures and Implications for Mental Health, Peer Relationships and Learning: A Qualitative Study in South-West England

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Original languageEnglish
Article number7163
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Volume19
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jun 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This research was funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research (SPHR) development fund for early career researchers (ECRs). B.M. is funded by a Medical Research Foundation Fellowship (Grant Reference MRF-058-0017-F-MARS-C0869 and MRF-058-0017-F-MARS-C0869s1). C.M.A.H. is supported by a Philip Leverhulme Prize. E.A.A was supported by the NIHR SPHR Pre-doctoral Fellowship Funding Scheme, Grant Reference Number PD-SPH-2015. E.A.A. is now supported by the NIHR Applied Research Collab-oration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria (NENC) (NIHR200173). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care. Acknowledgments: We would like to thank participants and the schools who supported recruitment efforts.

Funding Information:
Funding: This research was funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research (SPHR) development fund for early career researchers (ECRs). B.M. is funded by a Medical Research Foundation Fellowship (Grant Reference MRF-058-0017-F-MARS-C0869 and MRF-058-0017-F-MARS-C0869s1). C.M.A.H. is supported by a Philip Leverhulme Prize. E.A.A was supported by the NIHR SPHR Pre-doctoral Fellowship Funding Scheme, Grant Reference Number PD-SPH-2015. E.A.A. is now supported by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria (NENC) (NIHR200173). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.

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Keywords

  • Mental Health
  • well-being
  • adolescents
  • social connectedness
  • school
  • lockdown
  • covid-19

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