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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