“Less than two months ago, Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) hit the earth like a comet. In that short time, we have had to adjust to a new world. Public health social distancing measures have shut down our sources of pleasure and imposed unprecedented losses. We have concerns about our own welfare, that of our families, and the potentially dire economic effects of the outbreak. In this brief perspective we explore the psychological impact of, and strategies for embracing this new COVID-19 world, informed by the literature, system’s theory and expertise providing staff support and education in a large teaching hospital.”
Continue reading the full article “The Psychological Effects of COVID-19 for Health Professionals for Facing and Embracing the new COVID-19 World” by Peisah C, Quadrio C and Hockey P (University of New South Wales, Sydney University and Capacity Australia).
Source: Peisah, C, Quadrio, C & Hockey, P 2020, The Psychological Effects of COVID-19 for Health Professionals for Facing and Embracing the new COVID-19 World, Capacity Australia, viewed 23 April 2020, <https://capacityaustralia.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Capacity-Australia-Monograph-1.1.pdf>