In this episode of Education_bh, Gulf Insider talks to Dr. Anisha Abraham, Clinical Psychologist at American Mission Hospital, Bahrain.
The interview talks about the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and answers the following questions:
- How real is the threat of depression and anxiety among children in Bahrain? How does the atmosphere at home contribute to this?
- What is the psychological impact, good and bad, of prolonged e-learning for children? How does it vary from age to age? How can parents help minimize the bad effects?
- What must teachers be mindful of during e-learning classes? Since personal attention is not received, will children feel neglected?
- For those who feel the future looks bleak – children and adults – what would your message be? How to overcome this feeling?