DOI of the published article https://doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0635
Mental health interventions in times of COVID-19: a scoping review
Keywords:Pandemics, Sars-CoV-2, Coronavirus Infections, Mental Health, Public Health
Objective: to map the evidence on mental health interventions implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic. Method: a scoping review carried out on the MEDLINE / PubMed, SCOPUS, Web Of Science, PsycINFO and Science Direct databases and on the medRxiv, bioRxiv and PsyArXiv preprint servers, using the descriptors “COVID-19”, “coronavirus infection”, “coronavirus”, “2019-nCoV”, “2019 novel coronavirus disease”, “SARS-CoV-2”, “health personnel”, “general public” and “mental health”. Results: eight articles were selected and categorized into: mental health interventions for the population, including mental health interventions for people with a suspected / confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 and mental health interventions for health professionals. Conclusion: telemonitoring, virtual games and strategies focused on social support and muscle relaxation techniques, characterized as non-pharmacological and low-cost, which proved to be effective, need to be encouraged and included in care practices as interventions. mental health.
Copyright (c) 2020 Wanderson Carneiro Moreira, Kayo Henrique Jardel Feitosa Sousa, Anderson Reis de Sousa, Thiago da Silva Santana, Regina Célia Gollner Zeitoune, Maria do Perpétuo S. S. Nóbrega
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