C’More than a year after the start of the health crisis, there is a reassuring study. France’s mental health saw a slight improvement in mid-May, with a “significant reduction” in the proportion of the population suffering from depressed states for the first time since the decline, Public Health France announced on Friday. 4 June.
According to the survey conducted by the health agency between May 17 and 19, 19% of those questioned declared a depressive state, compared with 22% during the previous wave of this study, the period from April 21 to 23, in which Measures such as strict restrictive travel restrictions and the closure of schools and businesses were taken during the period.
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This reduction coincides with the phase of lifting these restrictions, with the reopening of all shops, cultural establishments and terraces of cafes and restaurants on May 19. “This is higher than what we saw before the pandemic,” Public Health France said, however. The proportion of French people instigating depressed states, which was about 19% during the first confinement, fell to less than 11% during the summer of 2020, rising again from October and reaching a record high of 22.7% in February before.
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