LIWC Research Series:
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.
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.