父母与子女 调查了COVID-19大流行 in late April 和 early May of 2020—when most schools 和 day care providers closed their doors—said they had become more 强调ed out. In response to our questions about their feelings 和 thoughts, these 183 父母 in Western states who were between the ages of 18 和 55 years old replied that their mental 和 physical health 和 interactions with 其他s have deteriorated. Most of the families who participated were white (66.7%), 21.3% were Latino, 7.1% identified as mixed race or "其他"黑人为4.9％。
Parents who had lost their jobs 和 其他 sources of income, were unable to see 家庭 or friends, struggled to oversee their 孩子们's schoolwork or had many 焦虑和抑郁症状 更容易感到压力， 如对10项内容的回答，评分范围为0-4。他们也更有可能在 虐待父母的风险.
但是，有希望的是，家庭也正在使用 几种策略 to deal with the 大流行, such as turning to hobbies or 其他 activities to make the situation better or seeking comfort or advice from 其他s.