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  • Incorporating Wellbeing and Mental Health Research to Improve Pandemic Response

    Michael Daly, Liam Delaney

    Chapter from the book: Besley T. & Bucelli I. 2022. Wellbeing: Alternative Policy Perspectives.

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    This chapter discusses the potential for wellbeing research to be institutionalised into emergency response in the UK. We review the short and long-run wellbeing impacts of COVID-19 policies and argue for a wider scope of groups such as the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). The potential form of such response could be based both on emerging multi-dimensional societal wellbeing frameworks and on rapid and scalable policy appraisal capacities that incorporate wellbeing considerations.

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    Daly M. & Delaney L. 2022. Incorporating Wellbeing and Mental Health Research to Improve Pandemic Response. In: Besley T. & Bucelli I (eds.), Wellbeing. London: LSE Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31389/lsepress.well.f
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    Published on Aug. 30, 2022

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    https://doi.org/10.31389/lsepress.well.f