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New study examines students’ mental health and COVID-19

Marisa Young, Canada Research Chair in Mental Health and Work-Life Transitions, is leading the World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) survey for students at McMaster, which seeks to help create solutions for students here, as well as other Canadian and international institutions.

Feb 01, 2021

Even before the pandemic, post-secondary students already faced unique stressors, and were vulnerable to mental-health problems.

Now, as the fallout of the pandemic threatens to cause a sustained and unprecedented wave of mental-health issues among students, new research from McMaster’s Faculty of Social Sciences and the World Health Organization aims to understand their experiences, and to help develop solutions.

Sociologist Marisa Young, the Canada Research Chair in Mental Health and Work-Life Transitions, is leading the World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) survey for students at McMaster, which seeks to help create solutions for students here, as well as other Canadian and international institutions.

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