COVID-19 and social relationships

The MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit has published a new briefing, "The impact of COVID-19 on social relationships and health".

people interacting in computer lab

The briefing summarises a recently published paper that examines key aspects of social relationships that were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on four distinct domains of social relationships:

social networks
social support
social interaction
intimacy

It also outlines recommendations for future public health policy and recovery.

Read the paper

Access the briefing


First published: 14 March 2018

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