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Mental Health: Covid-19 and pandemics - psychological impact on general population

Guide to library resources for staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne with an interest in mental health, psychiatry and psychology

Psychological impact of pandemics on the general population

This is a special issue of Mental Health Update dealing with the psychological impact of Covid-19 and similar pandemics on the general population.

Full text access: Most of these resources are freely accessible, but articles marked with an asterisk* require an SVHM login for offsite access. Readers from other organisations are welcome, but please note that some links will not work for you, and this library can only supply subscription based full text resources to SVHM staff and students.

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Contact: to subscribe, ask a question, or request an Endnote library of citations (SVHM staff only).  

Last update: 8 October 2020 (new articles are added to the top of the relevant section)

SVHM staff publications

Covid-19 and the global community





Long term impact


Video from Victorian Department of Health

MERS - Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome


Swine flu - H1N1 (2009)



Avian influenza - H5N1

Other pandemics



Helen Wilding

Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Literature Searching, Systematic Reviews, Mental Health liaison 
Thursdays, Fridays & alternate Wednesdays
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