Psychological and Coping Responses of Health Care Workers Toward Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks: A Rapid Review and Practical Implications for the COVID-19 Pandemic.

  title={Psychological and Coping Responses of Health Care Workers Toward Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks: A Rapid Review and Practical Implications for the COVID-19 Pandemic.},
  author={Qian Hui Chew and Ker-Chiah Wei and Shawn Vasoo and Kang Sim},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={81 6}
OBJECTIVE In light of the current evolving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, and the need to learn from past infectious disease outbreaks to provide better psychological support for our frontline health care workers (HCW), we conducted a rapid review of extant studies that have reported on both psychological and coping responses in HCW during recent outbreaks. DATA SOURCES We performed a systematic search of the available literature using PubMed, MEDLINE (Ovid), and Web of Science… Expand
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