"I'm a hero, but horizontal ellipsis ": an evaluation of depression, anxiety, and stress levels of frontline healthcare professionals during COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey
Bacaksiz, Feride Eskin
Sen, Hanife Tiryaki
Eskici, Gulcan Taskiran
Seren, Arzu K Harmanci
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CitationAlan, H., Eskin Bacaksiz, F., Tiryaki Sen, H., Taskiran Eskici, G., Gumus, E., & Harmanci Seren, A. K. (2020). "I'm a hero, but…": An evaluation of depression, anxiety, and stress levels of frontline healthcare professionals during COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey. Perspectives in psychiatric care, 10.1111/ppc.12666. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppc.12666
Purpose: It was aimed to evaluate depression, anxiety, stress symptoms of health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and to reveal the risk factors. Design and methods: Four hundred and sixteen professionals participated in this study. Data were collected online by Depression-Anxiety-Stress Scale. Findings: A statistically significant, positive relationship was determined between professionals' perceptions of COVID-19 risk and scale scores. Practice implications: The professionals involved in the struggle against the COVID-19 have high levels of depression, anxiety, stress. It is recommended to revise the content to enable individuals to increase skills in coping with similar situations and to take measures to protect their health.