Psychosocial Consequences of the Post-Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): Systematic Review Study

Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD Candidate in Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Professor, Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


The present review was conducted to investigate the psychological and social consequences of post-coronavirus 2019. This research was applied in terms of purpose and systematic review in terms of data collection. In the present study, specialized keyword search was used to search for Coronavirus 2019, COVID -19, depression, anxiety, stress, social stigma, domestic violence, anxiety, post traumatic stress, post corona, psychological and social distress in the database English databases such as Google Scholar, PubMed, Scopus, ScienceDirect and Jahad Daneshgahi Scientific Database (SID), Iranian Journal of Databases (Magiran) and Iranian Medical Sciences Database. After searching for keywords, the statistical population of this study included 894 Persian and English articles published during the period from 2020 (February) to 2021 (July). After removing the articles that were not related to the objectives of the study, 40 articles were finally included in the study according to the prism model, which were fully reviewed. Studies have shown that psychological, social, economic, educational, and cultural problems during the outbreak of COVID-19 in the world. COVID-19 was able to include a variety of age and occupational groups, including adults, the elderly, nurses, physicians, students, and people with chronic illnesses. Given the high prevalence of psychological and social problems such as depression, anxiety, fear, social stigma, burnout, suicidal ideation, domestic violence, and posttraumatic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the articles studied were written in the post-Corona era. We are witnessing a high volume of psychological and social harms in the world, for this purpose, it is necessary for governments to pre-screen psychologically vulnerable groups


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