publication . Article . 2021

Mental health and stress among ICU healthcare professionals in France according to intensity of the COVID-19 epidemic

Laurent, Alexandra; Fournier, Alicia; Lheureux, Florent; Louis, Guillaume; Nseir, Saad; Jacq, Gwenaelle; Goulenok, Cyril; Muller, Grégoire; Badie, Julio; Bouhemad, Bélaïd; ...
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2021
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Background We investigated the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on mental health of professionals working in the intensive care unit (ICU) according to the intensity of the epidemic in France. Methods This cross-sectional survey was conducted in 77 French hospitals from April 22 to May 13 2020. All ICU frontline healthcare workers were eligible. The primary endpoint was the mental health, assessed using the 12-item General Health Questionnaire. Sources of stress during the crisis were assessed using the Perceived Stressors in Intensive Care Units (PS-ICU) scale. Epidemic intensity was defined as high or low for each region based on publicly available data from Sant...
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free text keywords: [SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio], Research, Mental health, Stress factors, ICU, Healthcare professionals, COVID-19
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