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Covid-19 pandemic impact on mental health: a web-based cross-sectional survey on a sample of Italian general practitioners

Published inActa bio-medica : Atenei Parmensis, vol. 91, no. 2, p. 83-88
Publication date2020
Abstract

Since the World Health Organization declared the new 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak first a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and then a pandemic, Italy held more than 195.350 cases and 26.380 deaths. Working in the frontline with suspected Covid-19 infection patients, general practitioners (GPs) are daily under both physical and psychological pressure. Methods: A web-based cross-sectional survey was carried out on italian GPs working in Genoa (Italy), to assess the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on mental health. The survey was anonymous and a free Google Forms® software was used.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Betacoronavirus
  • Coronavirus Infections/epidemiology
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Internet
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Mental Health
  • Middle Aged
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia
  • Viral/epidemiology
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
Citation (ISO format)
AMERIO, Andrea et al. Covid-19 pandemic impact on mental health: a web-based cross-sectional survey on a sample of Italian general practitioners. In: Acta bio-medica : Atenei Parmensis, 2020, vol. 91, n° 2, p. 83–88. doi: 10.23750/abm.v91i2.9619
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