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MeSH Disease

Human Phenotype

Anxiety (1)



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    The Mental Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak: A Population-Based Survey in Iran

    Authors: Reza Shahriarirad; Amirhossein Erfani; Keivan Ranjbar; Amir Bazrafshan; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh

    doi:10.21203/ Date: 2020-04-16 Source: ResearchSquare

    Objective: Disease outbreak not only carries the risk of death to the public due to the infection MESHD, it also endures an unbearable psychological impact on the mental health of the individuals. This study aims to explore and evaluate the burden of psychological problems on the Iranian general population during the outbreak of COVID-19.Method: A cross-sectional web-based survey was conducted among the general population of Iran age TRANS 15 and above. Demographic variables, depression MESHD, and anxiety HP anxiety MESHD symptoms were evaluated using the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 and General Anxiety HP Anxiety MESHD Disorder-7 questionnaires.Results: Among the 8591 participants, the mean age TRANS was 34.37 (±11.25) years and 66.4% were female TRANS while 33.6% were male TRANS. Based on our results, 1295 (15.07%) and 1733 (20.17%) of the general population had depression MESHD and anxiety HP anxiety MESHD respectively. Based on the demographic variables, Among the risk factors for both anxiety HP anxiety MESHD and depression, one could name female TRANS gender TRANS, whereas getting information about the disease from medical journals and articles, being older and being married were considered as protective factors. In terms of depression MESHD, being a non-healthcare worker was a risk factor. On the other hand, for anxiety HP anxiety MESHD, having higher education was a protective factor while a higher number of individuals in a household was considered as a risk factor.Conclusions: This study identified a major mental health problem in the Iranian population during the time of the COVID-19 outbreak. Therefore, establishing a targeted mental health support program during the time of public emergencies MESHD, such as the disease outbreak, is advised. 

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