Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During PandemicAugust 3, 2020 |
by North Carolina State University
A new study finds that healthcare workers in the United States are struggling with a suite of mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study found that healthcare workers are at greater risk than the general public of experiencing health problems such as depression.
One striking finding is that, on average, healthcare professionals reported enough symptoms of depression to be diagnosed with clinical depression.