publication . Article . 2021

Perceived Stress During the COVID-19-Related Confinement in Cyprus

Maria Kyprianidou; Maria Kyprianidou; Costas A. Christophi; Konstantinos Giannakou;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 9 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global health emergency that could potentially have a significant impact on both somatic as well as psychological level. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of perceived stress in the general adult population of Cyprus during the first COVID-19 lockdown period. This was an internet-based cross-sectional study conducted between 6 April and 20 June 2020, one to two and a half months after the introduction of and the first mandatory lockdown on its entire territory imposed by the government of the Republic of Cyprus on 24 March 2020. Data collection was done using a self-administered questionnaire that included info...
free text keywords: mental health, perceived stress, COVID-19, quarantine, public mental health, Cyprus, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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