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Prevalence of Mental Health Problems During Virus Epidemics in the General Public, Health Care Workers and Survivors: A Rapid Review of the Evidence

Simeon Joel Zürcher; Simeon Joel Zürcher; Philipp Kerksieck; Christine Adamus; Christine Adamus; Christian Markus Burr; Christian Markus Burr; Anja I. Lehmann; Flavia Katharina Huber; Dirk Richter; ...
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  • Published: 11 Nov 2020 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
  • Country: Switzerland
<jats:p>Background: The swift spread of SARS-CoV-2 provides a challenge worldwide. As a consequence of restrictive public health measures like isolation, quarantine, and community containment, the provision of mental health services is a major challenge. Evidence from past virus epidemics and the current SARS-CoV-2 outbreak indicate high prevalence rates of mental health problems (MHP) as short- and long-term consequences. However, a broader picture of MHP among different populations is still lacking. Methods: We conducted a rapid review on MHP prevalence rates published since 2000, during and after epidemics, including the general public, health care workers, a...
free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Health, Systematic Review, COVID-19, epidemic, mental health problems, pandemic, prevalence, SARS-CoV-2, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute (EBPI), 610 Medicine & health, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Health care, business.industry, business, Pandemic, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Prevalence, Mental health, Outbreak, Environmental health, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, Quarantine, law.invention, law, Public health care
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