Effect Of Covid-19 Prevalence On Mental Health And Activities Of Medical Staff

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Esmaeil Ramezani , Alam Rigi Kote , Fereshteh Sadeghi Daraq


Numerous problems have occurred in a society's social systems because of the corona spreading in the 21st century has caused. Occupations that were in direct contact with people were severely affected psychologically due to their possible proximity to patients with COVID-19. The behavior of the treatment staff in dealing with COVID-19 patients and their behavioral impact on their caring and anxiety behavior were investigated in this study. This descriptive correlational study was performed in Tehran. The questionnaire was completed by 266 treatment staff. The questionnaire included a demographic, behavioral, and anxiety section that the results were analyzed by SPSS software. The results of this study showed that there was no significant difference between the anxiety behavior of the corona and the caring behavior of the treatment staff at the 5% level. The results showed that the effect of COVID-19 on the treatment staff showed that the Spearman correlation coefficient on corona anxiety and caring behavior was moderate and optimal, respectively. According to the results, the best solution during the outbreak of emerging diseases is to increase awareness and increase training to control stressful conditions for medical staff, which should be considered by managers.

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