Dark Tetrad Personality during COVID-19: An Overview of Psycho-somatic Therapies for Managing Mental Health Response

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Psychiatr Danub. 2021 Sep;33(Suppl 10):106-108.


The recent empirical data represented the unprecedented opportunity to understand how threatful situations affect people adaptive and mal-adaptive behaviour and diverse ways to cope with the situation. In particular, the people with existing mental health issues such as dark tetrad personality found to be higher in forming an unhealthy relationship on cyber as well as real life during COVID-19. The current paper provides an interesting but alarming picture of how people with dark tetrad personality trait formed relationships with others during COVID-19. Also, the current paper highlights the significance of psycho-somatic therapies in managing their mental health response during COVID-19.