publication . Article . 2021

Mental Health of Physicians During COVID-19 Outbreak in Bangladesh: A Web-Based Cross-Sectional Survey

Most. Farida Khatun; Most. Firoza Parvin; Md. Mamun-ur Rashid; Md. Shah Alam; Most. Kamrunnahar; Ashis Talukder; Shaharior Rahman Razu; Paul Ward; Mohammad Ali;
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  • Published: 03 Feb 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 9 (eissn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
There have been numerous studies about the health implication of COVID-19 on patients, but little attention has been paid to the impacts of the pandemic on physicians. Our paper attends to this gap by exploring the mental health of physicians in Bangladesh during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is particularly important since the mental health of physicians impacts not only on themselves, but also their professional performance and hence the care of patients. This study examined physicians' mental health outcomes by evaluating the prevalence and associated potential risk factors of anxiety and depression. Using a web-based cross-sectional survey, we collected data f...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Original Research, COVID-19, depression, anxiety, physicians, Bangladesh, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Generalized anxiety disorder, medicine.disease, medicine, Marital status, business.industry, business, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, Logistic regression, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Cross-sectional study, Pandemic, Mental health, Patient Health Questionnaire
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