Prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress in gynaecologists working during COVID-19 pandemic - in private practitioners at Tamilnadu

Authors

  • Parimala A Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Rajalekshmi M Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Nasreen Banu M Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

The research paper titled the Prevalence of Depression, Anxiety and stress in gynaecologists working during the COVID-19 pandemic in private practitioners at Tamil Nadu. The objective is to determine the prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress in Gynaecologist who are working during the COVID-19 pandemic practicing privately in Tamil Nadu. Descriptive research is applied using the convenience method of sampling with 118 gynaecologists. Most respondents were female, and the majority of the age group were less than 29 years. It is found that the high prevalence of mental health conditions amongst doctors’ demonstration that mental health carries within the speciality and the key contributory factors to poor mental health. Health care workers exposed to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) could be psychologically stressed. To assess the magnitude of mental health outcomes and associated factors among health care workers treating patients exposed to COVID-19. This cross-sectional, survey-based, region-stratified study collected demographic data and mental health measurements from 118 health care workers. Health care workers in hospitals equipped with fever clinics or wards for patients with COVID-19 were eligible. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on public mental health. Therefore, monitoring and oversight of the population mental health during crises such as a pandemic is an immediate priority. The aim of this study is to analyze the existing research works and findings in relation to the prevalence of stress, anxiety and depression in the general population during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19, Depression, Anxiety, Stress

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Published

2021-10-16

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Parimala A, Rajalekshmi M, & Nasreen Banu M. (2021). Prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress in gynaecologists working during COVID-19 pandemic - in private practitioners at Tamilnadu. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 12(4), 2406–2410. Retrieved from https://ijrps.com/index.php/home/article/view/420

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