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Examining the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on family mental health in Canada : findings from a national cross-sectional study Gadermann, Anne; Thomson, Kimberly; Richardson, Chris G.; Gagné, Monique; McAuliffe, Corey; Hirani, Saima; Jenkins, Emily K.

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Objectives In the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, social isolation, school/child care closures and employment instability have created unprecedented conditions for families raising children at home. This study describes the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on families with children in Canada. Design, setting and participants This descriptive study used a nationally representative, cross-sectional survey of adults living in Canada (n=3000) to examine the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Outcomes among parents with children

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