A journal of the COVID year: what can we learn from previous pandemics?

Dillon, Denise, and Koh, Ghee Kian (2020) A journal of the COVID year: what can we learn from previous pandemics? In: Khader, Majeed, Dillon, Denise, Chen, Xingyu Ken, Neo, Loo Seng, and Chin, Jeffrey, (eds.) How to Prepare for the Next Pandemic: behavioural sciences insights for practitioners and policymakers. World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 3-21.

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[Extract] Many of the behaviours reported since the onset of COVID-19 have been repeated across countries and continents: panic buying, stigmatisation and avoidance, suspicion, and irrationality. For example, who will not recall with some sense of wonder the widespread, COVID-related toilet-paper hoarding phenomenon (e.g., Borbon, 2020; Van Dyke et al., 2020)? It may either perplex or reassure people to know that such behaviours are not as uncommon as we might expect and that similar behaviours have been reported for centuries.

Item ID: 65104
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-981-123-004-2
Keywords: pandemic; resilience; epidemic psychology; psychosocial epidemic
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Copyright Information: © 2021 The Editor(s)
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2021 01:40
FoR Codes: 52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5299 Other psychology > 529999 Other psychology not elsewhere classified @ 90%
47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4705 Literary studies > 470504 British and Irish literature @ 10%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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