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PERSPECTIVE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 84-87

Psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare workers and strategies to mitigate them


1 Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Specialist Medical Officer, ECHS Hospital, Naraingarh, Ambala, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. MD. Abu Bashar
Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IJCFM.IJCFM_57_20

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The outbreak of a novel coronavirus starting from December 2019 and reaching pandemic proportions has raised concerns as to the ability of current protective measures and the health-care system to handle such a threat. Health-care workers may experience considerable psychological distress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic due to providing direct patient care, vicarious trauma, quarantine, or self-isolation.


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