Despo persuaded her husband to do the grocery shopping and remained at home herself throughout the whole two months of lockdown with their two kids.
Before the new pandemic, she thought she was fine, but following the announcement of the first coronavirus, the case did not put her mobile down in case she missed the latest update.
The 38-year-old mother was far from the only one catastrophizing over Covid. Experts told the Sunday Mail the Covid-19 pandemic pushed many people over the edge, with some even considering suicide.
“This is the first time we had a mass disaster, quarantine, and ongoing stress all at the same time,” psychologist and psychotherapist Haris Vasiliades told the Sunday Mail.
“Studies are looking at the effects of those individually, but not ones that look into all three happening at the same time!”