Covid-19-related anxiety levels in physicians: a preliminary study


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Sancak B., Özer Agırbas Ü., Kilic C., Sayar G. H.

DUSUNEN ADAM-JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.33, no.4, pp.366-375, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/dajpns.2020.00105
  • Journal Name: DUSUNEN ADAM-JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, Psycinfo, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-375
  • Keywords: Anxiety, mental health, pandemics, preventive psychiatry, SARS, CHINA
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: A new type of coronavirus appeared in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, spreading rapidly and causing a pandemic. Healthcare professionals were at the front line fighting the pandemic. The aim of this study is to examine the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on physicians in Turkey, including anxiety levels and other possible contributing variables.