The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has left people who have come into contact with the virus self-isolating to avoid infecting others. As the world's population goes into quarantine, does spending time quarantined lead to negative mental health outcomes?
No, quarantine is not bad for our mental health
There is no reason why people in quarantine can’t devote their time to pursing an activity that will have positive mental health outcomes.
You can spend time with your children
Building stronger parent-child bonds pay dividends in mental health outcomes over one's lifetime.