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| Published: June 25, 2020

Perceived threat and psychological impact of COVID-19 on families of health care professionals in India

Aastha Pant

2nd year resident of Mphil Clinical psychology, Department of psychiatry, KGMU, Lucknow, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Pooja Mahour

Associate Professor cum Child psychologist, Department of psychiatry, KGMU, Lucknow, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.049/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.049

ABSTRACT

Corona virus pandemic has been the silent weapon that has not only infected and killed people around the globe but also bore a sense of perceived threat. The psychological impact of this pandemic is well known to us but its impact on families of health care professionals in India is yet unknown .Exposure to this virus can be contained in the general populations but the families where one or more members are serving on frontline to protect India from this pandemic while try to cure the infected .Regularly getting exposed to the carriers of the virus sometimes ; without proper personal protect gears has shown to increase the level of perceived threat in the families of health care professionals . In this review; we are trying to gather contributing factors of perceived stress and psychological impact of Covid-19 on families of Health care professionals via available literature in the time of Covid -9.

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Pooja Mahour @ poojapsy@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.049/20200802

10.25215/0802.049

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020