The threat of CoViD-19 and job insecurity impact on depression and anxiety: an empirical study in the USA - Obrenovic B, Du J, Godinic D, Baslom MMM, Tsoy D.

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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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In March 2019, the world changed when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19, a novel coronavirus, a pandemic. Countries around the world locked down their borders, isolated their citizens and hospitals and healthcare workers (HCWs) had to adapted very quickly to the changing needs of their patients. The added stress of working in a health care environment during infectious outbreaks has been shown to take its toll on HCWs. In a review of 44 studies on the psychological impact of epidemic and pandemic outbreaks, Preti et al found between 11-74% HCWs reported post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSD), with symptoms las...
Source: Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS &IMPLICATIONS: This study highlights the psychological impact of COVID-19 on SLTs working with adults with dysphagia in Ireland and identifies SLTs who are at risk of depression, anxiety, stress and PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic. Findings may assist employers to identify staff who require psychological support and long-term follow-up during this pandemic and any future health emergencies.WHAT THIS PAPER ADDS: What is already known on the subject Depression, anxiety, stress and PTSD are prevalent among nurses and other healthcare professionals internationally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and asso...
Source: International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The study shows that the pandemic has had important repercussions on the socio-economic condition and mental health of the Italian population and suggests that some individuals are more vulnerable than others.PMID:34310575 | DOI:10.1708/3654.36345
Source: Rivista di Psichiatria - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
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