The COPERS study
The global outbreak of the COVID-19 has been designated as a pandemic that has affected more than ten million people, with more than half a million fatalities. Previous research focusing on pandemics suggested that individuals who had experienced pandemics reported heterogeneous mental health outcomes. Less is known about resilience trajectories of individuals affected by pandemics and risk and protective factors for favorable resilience trajectories. Individuals living in times of pandemics may have specific – pandemic related resilience trajectories due to multiple reasons, such as progression of the pandemics, illness of family or close friends; pandemics related measure such as social isolation, uncertainty, loss of job and income and insecurity about the future.
The COVID-19 COPERS study is a longitudinal study investigating the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has on feelings, experiences and resilience of people living in Europe. Participation is currently possible in following languages.