Disturbing Lockdown Drawings Show Effect On Children’s Mental Health

An Associate Professor of Psychology has revealed disturbing children’s drawings from Covid lockdowns which show themes of death, loss, loneliness and restriction.

In a study by Dr. Richard Jolley and co-researchers Dr. Sarah Rose, Dr. Romina Vivaldi and Dr. Claire Barlow, of Staffordshire University, 68 children between four and 14 were asked to reflect on their Covid experience and draw how it was making them think and feel.

One child drew a distressed figure with all four limbs strapped down to what looks like a hospital bed and wrote “constricted”.

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