Global health disparities in vulnerable populations of psychiatric patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ailyn Diaz, Ritika Baweja, Jessica K Bonatakis, Raman Baweja, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, United States
Author contributions: Diaz A conceptualized this paper, draft the initial manuscript, reviewed and revised the manuscript; Baweja R and Bonatakis JK contributed in the initial manuscript, reviewed and revised the manuscript; Baweja R conceptualized this paper, contributed in the initial manuscript, critically reviewed and revised the manuscript; all authors approved the final manuscript as submitted and agree to accountable for all aspect of the work.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors report no conflicts of interest related to the subject of this article.
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Corresponding author: Raman Baweja, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Penn State University College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, H073, Hershey, PA 17033, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 17, 2021
Peer-review started: February 17, 2021
First decision: March 16, 2021
Revised: March 30, 2021
Accepted: April 5, 2021
Article in press: April 5, 2021
Published online: April 19, 2021