| Published: March 12, 2021
Role of mental health professionals during COVID-19 outbreak: a case report
The present study is based on experience of a person, who had quarantined with her family members. The present study attempts to highlight the how mental health of a 30 years old, female, housewife got affected due to pandemic and role of psychotherapies in the management of her depression and anxiety symptoms. She was treated with multitherapeutic approach. To treat her, at first detail case-history was taken and mental status examination was done through a telephonic interview. A single case design with pre-and post-assessments on self-administered scale was adopted. Score on Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) indicates severe level of depression, anxiety. Psychotherapies in particular, psycho-education, family therapy, cognitive behaver therapy were applied both on her and family members for a period of two months, after which she recovered. The study result shows the effectiveness and essential need of psychological services in treatment of depression and anxiety during pandemic.
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© 2021, Nayak S. & Nayak A.
Received: February 16, 2021; Revision Received: February 24, 2021; Accepted: March 12, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021