Psychological consequences of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on doctors

  • D.Y. Buowari


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. The pandemic has had several impacts on healthcare workers who are at the frontline of screening,  triaging and caring for both suspected and confirmed cases, no matter if they are asymptomatic or symptomatic. This has therefore affected the  mental health of doctors. Several studies have found that mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic distress syndrome, and  insomnia just to mention a few are on a rise among healthcare workers including doctors. This is a review article on the psychological consequences of  the COVID-19 pandemic.


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eISSN: 2735-9964
print ISSN: 1597-7188