COVID-19 research

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López-Bueno, R., López-Sánchez, G. F., Gil-Salmerón, A., Grabovac, I., Tully, M. A., Casaña, J., Smith, L., 2021. Covid-19 confinement and sexual activity in Spain: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(5), pp. 1-9. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052559

Stockwell, S., Trott, M., Tully, M., Shin, J., Barnett, Y., Butler, L., McDermott, D., Schuch, F., Smith, L., 2021. Changes in physical activity and sedentary behaviours from before to during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown: A systematic review. BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine, 7(1). doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2020-000960

Islam, M. S., Ferdous, M. Z., Islam, U. S., Mosaddek, A. S. M., Potenza, M. N., Pardhan, S., 2021. Treatment, persistent symptoms, and depression in people infected with COVID-19 in Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), pp. 1-16. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18041453

Jacob, L., Smith, L., Armstrong, N. C., Yakkundi, A., Barnett, Y., Butler, L., McDermott, D. T., Koyanagi, A., Shin, J. I., Meyer, J., Firth, J., Remes, O., López-Sánchez, G. F., Tully, M. A., 2021. Alcohol use and mental health during COVID-19 lockdown: A cross-sectional study in a sample of UK adults. Drug and alcohol dependence, 219. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108488

Nagra, M., Konstantopoulos, A., Pardhan, S., 2021. Smartphone ophthalmoscopy: A potential way forward for non-ophthalmology medics in the COVID-19 era. BMJ Innovations, 7(1), pp. 237-239. doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2020-000472

Pardhan, S., Drydakis, N., 2021. Associating the Change in New COVID-19 Cases to GDP per Capita in 38 European Countries in the First Wave of the Pandemic. Frontiers in Public Health, 8. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.582140

Pardhan, S., Smith, L., Sapkota, R. P., 2021. Vitamin D Deficiency as an Important Biomarker for the Increased Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in People From Black and Asian Ethnic Minority Groups. Frontiers in Public Health, 8. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.613462

Pujari, R., Chan, G., Tapply, I., Khan, M. A., Loh, B. L. C., Nanthagopan, G. et al. (Bourne). 2021. The impacts of COVID-19 on glaucoma patient outcomes as assessed by POEM. Eye. doi: 10.1038/s41433-021-01425-0

Trott, M., Johnstone, J., Pardhan, S., Barnett, Y., Smith, L., 2021. Changes in body dysmorphic disorder, eating disorder, and exercise addiction symptomology during the COVID-19 pandemic: A longitudinal study of 319 health club users. Psychiatry research, 298. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2021.113831

Lawrenson, J. G., Buckley, R. J., 2020. COVID-19 and the eye. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 40(4), pp. 383-388. doi: 10.1111/opo.12708

Pardhan, S., Vaughan, M., Zhang, J., Smith, L., Chichger, H., 2020. Sore eyes as the most significant ocular symptom experienced by people with COVID-19: A comparison between pre-COVID-19 and during COVID-19 states. BMJ Open Ophthalmology, 5(1). doi: 10.1136/bmjophth-2020-000632