A Turkish expert has warned that children, who are not able to spend time with their peers due to curfew imposed on them to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, may get more aggressive and unhappier as the duration of social isolation gets longer.

The curfew, which took effect on April 4 to restrict members of the public under age 20 from leaving their homes except if absolutely necessary, has mostly affected the kids at the play age.

Warning the parents of the changes in their children’s psychological state, Mehmet Teber, a clinical psychologist and pedagogue, said that

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