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Database Searching - Health: Select Synonyms

Guide for Database Searching for the Health Sciences

Break the question down

If my question is:  How has the Covid19 pandemic affected the mental health of senior citizens in the US?

I will use the ProPheT method of breaking this question apart

  • Problem - Senior citizens in the US
  • Phenomenon of interest - Mental health
  • Time - During the Covid 19 pandemic

Possible synonyms or alternate terms

  • Senior citizens
    • seniors
    • senior
    • elderly
    • elder
    • aged
    • old
    • older
  • Covid 19
    • Covid 19
    • Covid-19
    • coronavirus
    • sars cov 2
    • sars-cov-2
    • severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Mental Health
    • mental health
    • anxiety
    • anxieties
    • depression
    • depressive
    • stress
    • stressed
    • stresses
    • stressing
    • lonely
    • loneliness
    • isolate
    • isolated
    • isolation