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How children in the UK are coping with the coronavirus lockdown

Understanding how people are helping others can ease children’s anxiety

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SINCE lockdown began in the UK, Cathy Creswell at the University of Oxford and her colleagues have been surveying thousands of families to find out how they are affected by the covid-19 pandemic. The Co-SPACE Study has now published its first findings from a longitudinal study that questioned people over several months.

What has your survey of families during lockdown shown?

More than 10,000 people have now taken part. Our first report was at the beginning of April, looking at the first 1500 people. What we …