THE PSYCHIATRIC IMPACT OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Published: 19 March 2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/8rjrmncrhw.2
Contributors:
Modesto Rolim Neto,
POLIANA CARVALHO,
Marcial Moreno Moreira,
JOSE MARCONDES MACEDO LANDIM,
Matheus Nogueira Arcanjo de Oliveira

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Patients with confirmed or suspected 2019-nCoV may experience might experience boredom, loneliness, and anger. The psychological impact of stressful events related to an infectious disease outbreak may be mediated by peoples' perceptions of those events. The emotional and behavioural reactions of patients and staff are understood to to stress in the face of an overwhelming event.

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