The mental effects of COVID on service industry workers

There are increasing numbers of mental issues because of COVID. Research shows that mental health problems (Stewart, 2020; Panchal, et. al., 2021) and instances of substance abuse (American Addiction Center, 2021; Murray, 2021) are highest for those who work in restaurants and service industries. This literature review highlights the struggle, fears, and anxiety associated with COVID and provides ways for service workers to cope with the struggles of our new way of life (Evans, 2021).
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Abstract/Description: There are increasing numbers of mental issues because of COVID. Research shows that mental health problems (Stewart, 2020; Panchal, et. al., 2021) and instances of substance abuse (American Addiction Center, 2021; Murray, 2021) are highest for those who work in restaurants and service industries. This literature review highlights the struggle, fears, and anxiety associated with COVID and provides ways for service workers to cope with the struggles of our new way of life (Evans, 2021).
Subject(s): Service industry workers
Undergraduate Research
Covid-19
Date Issued: 2021