Peer-reviewed journal articles

October 2022: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Associated Control Measures on the Mental Health of the General Population: A Systematic Review and Dose-Response Meta-analysis. Georgia Salanti*, Natalie Peter*, Thomy Tonia*, Alexander Holloway*, Ian R. White, Leila Darwish, Nicola Low, Matthias Egger, Andreas D. Haas, Seena Fazel, Ronald C. Kessler, Helen Herrman, Christian Kieling, Dominique J.F. De Quervain, Simone Vigod, Vikram Patel, Tianjing Li, Pim Cuijpers, Andrea Cipriani, Toshi A. Furukawa, and Stefan Leucht, the MHCOVID Crowd Investigators†. To appear in Annals of Internal Medicine, 2022.

*denotes equal contribution, †denotes group authorship (full author list available in the article).

16 March 2021: An efficient way to assess the effect of COVID-19 on mental health in the general population. Georgia Salanti, Andrea Cipriani, Toshi A Furukawa, Natalie Peter, Thomy Tonia, Theodoros Papakonstantinou, Alexander Holloway, and Stefan Leucht. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2021.

6 March 2021: A living meta-ecological study of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. Stefan Leucht, Andrea Cipriani, Toshi A Furukawa, Natalie Peter, Thomy Tonia, Theodoros Papakonstantinou, Alexander Holloway, and Georgia Salanti. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 2021.

Public presentations and interviews

10 September 2022:G. Salanti, T. Tonia and A. Holloway presented an interactive stall to communicate research findings to the general public at the Nacht der Forschung 2022, alongside many other groups in the Multidisciplinary Center for Infectious Diseases.

6 May 2022: A. Holloway presented the MHCOVID data processing toolchain at the Bern Data Science Day conference in Bern.

4 May 2022: T. Tonia and A. Holloway presented the project at the SNSF NRP-78 converence in Interlaken.

10 December 2021: G. Salanti participated in an interview about MHCOVID with the magazine Schweizer Familie.

10 October 2021: S. Leucht gave a talk about MHCOVID at the World Mental Health Day Summit.

13 September 2021: G. Salanti and T. Tonia presented the MHCOVID project on Bern's local radio station RaBe.

28 August 2021: The MHCOVID team took part in the Rendez-Vous Forschende im Gespräch event. This was organised by numerous bodies (Science et Cité, Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz, Reatch amongst others) and took place in Waisenhausplatz in Bern. The team were assigned a discussion booth where they presented the project to lay people, and answered any questions they had.

25–26 August 2021: G. Salanti presented initial results of the project at the Swiss Public Health Conference, which was held in Bern.

28–29 April 2021: The MHCOVID team presented the project at the NRP-78 Conference (oral and poster presentation).

27 April 2021: G. Salanti presented the MHCOVID project on the RTS Radio show, Le 12h30.