The Psychological Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Coping With Them in Saudi Arabia

Psychol Trauma. 2020 Jun 25. doi: 10.1037/tra0000623. Online ahead of print.

Abstract

This commentary summarizes the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the people's response to the steps taken by the Saudi government to decrease the impact of this psychological trauma and stress. It is concluded that people are responding well to the threat of psychological trauma imposed by this disease and are following the instructions of their government and health regulatory body. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2020 APA, all rights reserved).