The Impact of COVID-19 Epidemic Declaration on Psychological Consequences: Study on Weibo Users

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This study aims to explore how Covid-19 has impacted people’s mental health. Researchers complete an analysis of social media posts, comparing sentiment before and after the pandemic. Results indicate increased negative emotion after the pandemic.

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Li, S., Wang, Y., Xue, J., Zhao, N., & Zhu, T. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 epidemic declaration on psychological consequences: a study on active Weibo users. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(6), 2032.