This study reports on parent-child dynamics following COVID-19 related school closures, based on cross-sectional analyses of a survey that utilized a convenience sampling approach. Data were collected approximately five weeks […]» Read more
Health anxiety during the early phases of COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey and its relationship with postpandemic attitudes, hopelessness, and psychological resilience.
To investigate health anxiety-related factors in the early stages of pandemic in Turkey.This study included 1046 participants who responded to the online survey anonymously between 28 March and 04 April […]» Read more
The study was conducted to examine the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on health-related quality of life in children.The study was conducted with 597 children aged 7-13 and their parents […]» Read more
Relationship between the social support and psychological resilience levels perceived by nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic: A study from Turkey.
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the social support and psychological resilience levels perceived by nurses in Turkey during the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.The study […]» Read more
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on subjective mental well-being: The interplay of perceived threat, future anxiety and resilience.
The COVID-19 pandemic has potentially a serious impact on many people’s mental well-being. This study analyses the influence of the perceived threat of COVID-19 on subjective mental well-being with an […]» Read more
Response to the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic Across Africa: Successes, Challenges, and Implications for the Future.
The COVID-19 pandemic has already claimed considerable lives. There are major concerns in Africa due to existing high prevalence rates for both infectious and non-infectious diseases and limited resources in […]» Read more
The COVID-19 crisis has affected everyone, especially elementary school-aged children who might be too young to fully understand the sudden changes in familiar social norms as well as the unprecedented […]» Read more
A Longitudinal Study on the Emotional Impact Cause by the COVID-19 Pandemic Quarantine on General Population.
COVID-19 pandemic represents, not only a public physical health emergency, but a mental health serious problem as well. However, little is known about the psychological impact of the quarantine during […]» Read more
Since the emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Wuhan, China, this highly transmissible virus has since spread rapidly around the world. Though respiratory complication is the […]» Read more
The current study provides data about the immediate risk perceptions and psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic among Italian participants. A sample of 980 volunteers answered a web-based survey which […]» Read more
“Andrà tutto bene”: Associations Between Character Strengths, Psychological Distress and Self-efficacy During Covid-19 Lockdown.
The Covid-19 pandemic obliged people around the world to stay home and self-isolate, with a number of negative psychological consequences. This study focuses on the protective role of character strengths […]» Read more
Physical activity moderates the association between parenting stress and quality of life in working mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Working mothers are a population experiencing heightened levels of parenting stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the associations between parenting stress, quality […]» Read more
Background: Since the outbreak of COVID-19, physical and psychological harm has been spreading across the global population alongside the spread of the virus. Currently, the novel coronavirus has spread to […]» Read more
Cyprus has been affected by COVID-19 since March 2019. With a case fatality rate of 2.6% (until June 2020) and the social isolation measures enforced on the population, the population’s […]» Read more
Considering the potential threat and the contagious nature of the Covid-19 pandemic, lockdowns have been implemented worldwide to stop the spread of this novel virus. The coronavirus pandemic has hit […]» Read more
Spatiotemporal analysis and hotspots detection of COVID-19 using geographic information system (March and April, 2020).
Understanding the spatial distribution of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases can provide valuable information to anticipate the world outbreaks and in turn improve public health policies. In this study, the […]» Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be a multiplier of inequalities. Especially toward the elderly population. A voiceless scream that comes from geriatrics, nursing homes, hospices from all over Italy. […]» Read more
Reliable data regarding maternal mental well-being during the Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic are scarce. This study aimed to assess the state/trait anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms of pregnant […]» Read more
The mediating effect of the cyberchondria and anxiety sensitivity in the association between problematic internet use, metacognition beliefs, and fear of COVID-19 among Iranian online population.
With the rapid growth of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), individuals may try to find related medical information using the internet to overcome their fears. Under such circumstances, individuals […]» Read more
Prevalence and risk factors of COVID-19 suicidal behavior in Bangladeshi population: are healthcare professionals at greater risk?
Current COVID-19 researches suggest that both general population and health-care providers (HCPs) are at risk of elevated psychological sufferings including suicidality. However, suicidality has not been addressed properly, although mental […]» Read more
A Foundational Assessment of the Effects of the Spread of COVID-19 Virus Infection and Related Activity Restrictions on Mental and Physical Health, Psychological Distress, and Suicidal Ideation in Japan.
The spread of coronavirus disease 2019 has led to several subsidiary health problems for the general public. Therefore, verification of psychosomatic responses under various conditions is required. The current study […]» Read more
How did Different Generations Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic? Early Stages of the Pandemic in Spain.
The World Health Organization has highlighted the importance of studying the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. The aim of this study is to examine the role of […]» Read more
Anxiety, depression, traumatic stress and COVID-19-related anxiety in the UK general population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global crisis, necessitating drastic changes to living conditions, social life, personal freedom and economic activity. No study has yet examined the presence of […]» Read more
A pandemic disaster has specific effects on mental health, however, little is known about those specific effects in children and adolescents. Thus, the aim of this study is to describe […]» Read more
Understanding the risks associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission during oral health care delivery and assessing mitigation strategies for dental offices are critical to improving patient […]» Read more
Anxiety, Insomnia and Body Mass Index scores in Italian nurses engaged in the care of COVID-19 patients.
A new Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) (COVID-19) infection was reported in Wuhan, China, and quickly spread, becoming a global health emergency. Literature shows how nursing work is particularly […]» Read more
Remote Learning During COVID-19: Examining School Practices, Service Continuation, and Difficulties for Adolescents With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
This study examined remote learning practices and difficulties during initial stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic in adolescents with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Participants were 238 adolescents (132 males; 118 […]» Read more
COVID-19 Pandemic and the Lived Experience of Surgical Residents, Fellows, and Early-Career Surgeons in the American College of Surgeons.
To better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected surgical trainees’ and early-career surgeons’ professional and personal experiences, a survey of the membership of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) […]» Read more
Changes in mental health symptoms from pre-COVID-19 to COVID-19 among participants with systemic sclerosis from four countries: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort study.
No studies have reported mental health symptom comparisons prior to and during COVID-19 in vulnerable medical populations.To compare anxiety and depression symptoms among people with a pre-existing medical condition and […]» Read more
The prevalence and risk factors of PTSD symptoms among medical assistance workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The outbreak of COVID 19 in December 2019 spread quickly and overwhelmed the local healthcare system of the epicenter. A total of 346 medical assistance teams with 42,600 reserve medics […]» Read more