Year 2020, Volume 6 , Issue 4, Pages 365 - 369 2020-07-04

Coping with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Rüstem AŞKIN [1] , Ezgi TAN DİNSEL [2] , Alper BAŞ [3]

The global virus outbreak called COVID-19 has been one of the important breaking points in world history. COVID-19 is not only a physical disease affecting the whole world, but also an important issue in terms of community mental health, the effects of which will be understood in the long term. It is essential to explain the long-term and ongoing mental health effects of COVID-19 to take preventive steps. The aim of the present article was to review the impact of similar outbreaks in the past and to understand the potential impact on mental health through data from ongoing studies. Additionally, we summarized possible risk factors that may arise in infected people, healthcare professionals and the general population during COVID-19 outbreak. 
Covid-19, mental health, psychiatry, depression, anxiety, healthcare professionals
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Primary Language en
Subjects Psychiatry
Journal Section Reviews

Orcid: 0000-0002-6499-883X
Author: Rüstem AŞKIN (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Psychology, Istanbul Commerce University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0003-4209-8109
Author: Ezgi TAN DİNSEL
Institution: Department of Psychology, Istanbul Commerce University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0003-2966-2377
Author: Alper BAŞ
Institution: Department of Psychology, Istanbul Commerce University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Publication Date : July 4, 2020

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