Assessment of mental health of Chinese primary school students before, after school closing, opening during COVID-19 pandemic

What The Study Did: Psychological symptoms, nonsuicidal self-injury and suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts among children and adolescents were investigated in this observational study before the COVID-19 outbreak started (early November 2019) and two weeks after school reopening (mid-May 2020) in an area of China with low risk of COVID-19.

Authors: Ying Sun, M.D., of Anhui Medical University in the Anhui province of China, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.21482)

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