About the book
Today, in the psychological, psychiatric, medical, anthropological, and sociological fields, there are numerous researches about the effects of the pandemic period on people's mental and physical health: it is a period characterized by uncertainty and anxiety.
This book intends to provide a comprehensive overview of this topic by exploring research, theories, biopsychosocial perspectives, and intercultural studies about the pandemic period. There are multiple objectives for this project. First, to analyze in-depth the updates from research and clinics on how psychological distress and resilience develops in different contemporary cultural and anthropological contexts. Secondly, to analyze the in-depth human potential and their associations with mental health, and thirdly, to investigate the interaction of demographic variables along different psychological and social trajectories and obtain detailed information on risk factors for the development of mental illness and existential distress.
Finally, this book aims to provide an overview of risk factors and epidemiology for prevention and to promote a better quality of life, resilience, and psychological well-being in the general population during this period.