Health professionals directly involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with Covid-19
Palavras-chave:SARS-CoV-2, Mental Health, Psychiatric Repercussions, People on the front lines, COVID-19
Introduction: Health professionals directly involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of
patients with COVID-19 develop the insertion of psychic spaces for the installation of pain
and psychological suffering and other mental health symptoms.
Objective: Carry out a analysis of the psychiatric repercussions based people on the front
lines: Nurses, doctors, healthcare workers, and other medical professionals who are testing
for and treating patients with COVID-19
Method: This current literature review has utilized literature reserves and scientific search
engines MEDLINE, EMBASE and Web of Science. The search terms included, “SARS-CoV-2”,
“Mental Health,” “psychiatric repercussions”, "People on the front lines " “COVID-19”. Specific
choices of unique papers from each of the searches were identified. The inclusion criteria
were relevance and availability of full-text. Papers were excluded on the basis of relevance
and non-availability of full-text. Papers were identified in the general literature reserve as
pertinent to the search terms.
Results: Work-related stress is a potential cause of concern for health professionals.
Conclusion: Evidence highlights some timely mental health care that needs to be developed
urgently, such as: use of psychotropic drugs; specialized psychiatric treatments and
appropriate mental; and health status updates for professionals in the Intensive Care Unit;
psychological counseling; and psychotherapy techniques such as those based on the stress
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