In this study, researchers from Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, find that violence-related trauma increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trauma registry data on 2,563 violence-related patient presentations in Connecticut from 2018 to 2021 were included in the analysis.
The researchers found a:
Increased community violence is a significant and underappreciated negative health and social consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Long-term relief efforts should include policies and programs for community violence prevention and mental health treatment for the victims, the authors say.Read More >>