Received: 24.08.2021; Revised: 30.09.2021, Accepted: 31.10.2021, Published Online: 18.11.2021

Liliana Margarita Meza Cueto

Corporación Universitaria del Caribe- CECAR. Colombia,

Jorge Eduardo Navarro Obeid

Corporación Universitaria del Caribe- CECAR. Colombia,

María Laura Vergara Álvarez

Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia-UNAD. Colombia,

Isneila Martínez Gómez

Corporación Universitaria del Caribe- CECAR. Colombia,

Daymar Junior Navarro Villamizar

Corporación Universitaria del Caribe- CECAR. Colombia,



A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research related to the study of the variable Child Mental Health and Family Educational Practices in times of isolation by COVID 19. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in the Scopus database during the period 2020-2021 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 90 publications in total. The information provided by this platform was organized by means of graphs and figures, categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, the position of different authors regarding the proposed topic was referenced by means of a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Brazil, with 48 publications, is the Latin American country with the highest production. The area of knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the study of child mental health and family educational practices in times of isolation by COVID 19 was medicine with 64 published documents, and the type of publication that was most used during the period indicated above was the journal article, which represents 70% of the total scientific production.

Keywords: children’s mental health, COVID 19, education in pandemic.