J Pediatr (Rio J) 2021 Sep 20. Epub 2021 Sep 20.
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Escola de Medicina, Núcleo de Neurociências and Instituto do Cérebro (InsCer), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
Objective: This study aimed to review the literature, summarizing the existing evidence on the effects of the pandemic on children, adolescents and parents, with an emphasis on the psychological, emotional, and sleep quality consequences.
Source Of Data: Empirical studies identified in the following databases: MEDLINE, ISI Web of Knowledge/Web of Science, and preprint servers.
Synthesis Of Data: The findings point to a wide range of consequences for children and adolescents resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, which mainly includes an increase in depressive mood symptoms. Read More