Prevalence and factors associated with anxiety, depression and stress in a nursing team COVID-19
Keywords:Anxiety, Depression, Occupationaal stress, Coronavirus infections, Risk factors
Objective: To investigate the levels of anxiety, depression and stress and their associated factors, among nursing professionals who make up the team working against COVID-19 of a University Hospital in the south of Brazil.
Method: Exploratory, descriptive, crosssectional study conducted from May to July 2020.
Results: Of the total professionals, 53.8% had anxiety; 38.4% depression; and 40.3%, stress. Age, length of service in the profession, job satisfaction and work shift howed a statistically significant association with depression, while the employment contract, length of service in the HU, length of service in the unit prior to the opening of the COVID-19 unit and satisfaction at work showed a significant association with stress.
Conclusions: The nursing professionals of the COVID-19 team have important levels of anxiety, depression and stress, and the factors associated with depression and stress have been clarified.
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