Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression, and Peritraumatic Dissociation in Critical Care Clinicians Managing Patients with COVID-19. A Cross-Sectional Study

  title={Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression, and Peritraumatic Dissociation in Critical Care Clinicians Managing Patients with COVID-19. A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={{\'E}lie Azoulay and Alain Cariou and Fabrice Bruneel and Alexandre Demoule and Achille Kouatchet and Danielle Reuter and Virginie Souppart and Alain Combes and Kada Klouche and Laurent Argaud and François Barbier and M. Jourdain and Jean Reignier and Laurent Papazian and Bertrand Guidet and Guillaume Geri and Matthieu Resche-Rigon and Olivier Guisset and Vincent Labbe and Bruno M{\'e}garbane and Guillaume Van der Meersch and Christophe Guitton and Diane Friedman and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Pochard and Micha{\"e}l Darmon and Nancy Kentish-Barnes},
  journal={American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine},
  pages={1388 - 1398}
Rationale: Frontline healthcare providers (HCPs) during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic are at high risk of mental morbidity. Objectives: To assess the prevalence of symptoms of anxiety, depression, and peritraumatic dissociation in HCPs. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study in 21 ICUs in France between April 20, 2020, and May 21, 2020. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and the Peritraumatic Dissociative Experience Questionnaire were used. Factors independently… 

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