COVID-19 in Context
The COVID-19 pandemic is now regarded as a global health crisis, but despite an ongoing international research effort, our understanding of the disease remains limited.
Around the world, medical professionals have been forced to adopt new approaches to patient care in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid the crisis, telemedicine has emerged as an effective means of providing certain patients with continued access to healthcare services while minimising risk of viral transmission (Smith et al., 2020).
The psychological impact of COVID-19 on patients with psoriasis
For many people around the world, enforced social isolation, increased health anxiety, media misinformation, and fears regarding the potential socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to a considerable decline in psychological wellbeing (Rajkumar, 2020).