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AMHRG Responses to COVID-19

COVID-19 has created significant challenges and uncertainties that have substantial effects on people’s psychological wellbeing and mental health.  In this unprecedented time AMHRG researchers have actively responded to COVID-19 by initiating and participating in a range of COVID-19 research projects, conferences and community campaigns.  Our research explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and wellbeing, while our community activities support our frontline healthcare workers for their dedication to keeping our community safe.


COVID-19 Webinar Series Ep 2 - Mental Health in COVID-19: Our Patients and Ourselves


The 19th Annual International Mental Health Conference “Mental Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic”


Shouting Townsville University Hospital Healthcare Heroes a Coffee


Featured Symposium for the 14th Asian Association Social Psychology Biennial Conference


Our Publications

Li, W. W., Li, Y., Yu, H., Miller, D., Rouen, C., and Yang, F. (2021). Mental health of Chinese people during the COVID-19 pandemic: Associations with infection severity of region of residence and filial piety. Front. Psychol. 12, 633452. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.633452

Li, W. W., Yu, H., Miller, D. J., Yang, F., and Rouen, C. (2020). Novelty seeking and mental health in Chinese university students before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown: A longitudinal study. Front. Psychol. 11, 600739. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.600739