A few weeks into the coronavirus crisis, health experts and psychologists were warning that a tidal wave of mental illness could overwhelm children post-lockdown, because of the problems they had stored up during it.
Those fears understandably persist, as the disruption to school life continues well beyond the time initially envisaged.
The fears have, however, been tempered by more recent studies, including a survey of 10,000 parents and children by psychologists at the University of Oxford, which painted a much more nuanced picture.
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