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Getting Closer to Our Unpleasant Previse: Possible Rise in Suicide Rate in Iran During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sara Nooraeen, Maryam Javanbakht, Seyed Kazem Malakouti
2021 Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  
Does it mean that the socioeconomic effect of COVID-19 is going to gradually reveal its detrimental effect on the mental health of our society and the increasing rate of suicide?  ...  The health system has to be conscious of and set the stage for all possibilities to trace critical suicidal behavior in real-time and tackle the predictable rate increase of suicidal behaviors.  ... 
doi:10.5812/ijpbs.112213 fatcat:uhzgiqph7bfv7kchk2k5vvzenu

Working in the Eye of the Pandemic: Local COVID-19 Infections and Daily Employee Engagement

Max Reinwald, Sophia Zimmermann, Florian Kunze
2021 Academy of Management Proceedings  
Applying the conceptual framework of event system theory, we argue that surging COVID-19 cases have an impact on employee engagement, depending on the individual sensemaking processes of the pandemic.  ...  We discuss the implications of these results for the literature on extreme events and individual workplace behavior.  ...  the COVID-19 pandemic on employee work behavior.  ... 
doi:10.5465/ambpp.2021.10219abstract fatcat:opyhlxeslffahcipxoge433bh4

Foreign Exchange Volatility and the Bubble Formation in Financial Markets: Evidence From The COVID-19 Pandemic

Onur Özdemir
2022 Ekonomika  
which characterizes all five exchange rates both in the full-sample period and in the sub-periods, including the pre-COVID-19 era (January 2, 2015 to November 15, 2019) and the COVID-19 era (November  ...  relatively more inefficient compared to the pre-COVID-19 period.  ...  rate during March 2020 while the evidence of oil price effect on EUR/USD exchange rate was limited.  ... 
doi:10.15388/ekon.2022.101.1.8 fatcat:3pvwhwhdivhuxhw7fbytugf2mu

Discussion of "Evaluate the Risk of Resumption of Business for the States of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut via a Pre-Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Transmission Model of COVID-19"

Corbin Quick, Xihong Lin
2021 Journal of Data Science  
Tian et al. (2021b) model the change in COVID-19 transmission rate following intervention using a scalar parameter η to characterize the effect of intervention on transmission, and a logistic curve to  ...  The impact of resuming business on COVID-19 transmission and the economy is a critical but nuanced issue. Even under strict lockdown, essential businesses have remained open in the US.  ...  Tian et al. (2021b) model the change in COVID-19 transmission rate following intervention using a scalar parameter η to characterize the effect of intervention on transmission, and a logistic curve to  ... 
doi:10.6339/21-jds994b fatcat:xm32aa7vz5gi3cdjtqp46goria

Beyond political affiliation: an examination of the relationships between social factors and perceptions of and responses to COVID-19

Berkeley Franz, Lindsay Y Dhanani
2021 Journal of behavioral medicine  
In this study, data were collected from a national sample of 1141 participants from the United States to examine how beliefs and behavioral responses to COVID-19 have been shaped by sociopolitical characteristics  ...  A significant challenge in the United States' response to COVID-19 continues to be wide variation in the extent to which individuals believe the virus is a credible health threat and are willing to undertake  ...  Further, the effects of social characteristics on health behaviors were most strongly transmitted through perceptions of fear of contracting COVID-19.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10865-021-00226-w pmid:33877532 pmcid:PMC8056796 fatcat:k5u7iv2vjrd2zhkbrmfns6xvsu

Did Bubble Activity Intensify During COVID-19?

Paresh Kumar Narayan
2020 Asian Economics Letters  
Helpful comments and suggestions from an anonymous reviewer of this journal helped improve the paper. The usual disclaimer applies.  ...  We compare now the explosiveness of currencies in the pre-COVID-19 and the COVID-19 samples. We find that in the pre-COVID-19 sample, none of the series displays any evidence of explosive behavior.  ...  In closing, we highlight that there is scarce literature on the exchange rate-COVID-19 nexus despite a large and growing literature on COVID-19 (see Al-Awadhi et al., 2020; Ertuğrul et al., 2020; Fu &  ... 
doi:10.46557/001c.17654 fatcat:chwu6sk3effoffw2gj4wwgktku

National variability in Americans' COVID-19 protective behaviors: Implications for vaccine roll-out

John A. Schneider, Bruce G. Taylor, Anna L. Hotton, Phoebe A. Lamuda, Jonathan Ozik, Qinyun Lin, Elizabeth Flanagan, Mai Tuyet Pho, Marynia Kolak, Russell Brewer, Jade Pagkas-Bather, Harold A. Pollack (+1 others)
2021 PLoS ONE  
Protective behaviors such as mask wearing and physical distancing are critical to slow the spread of COVID-19, even in the context of vaccine scale-up.  ...  Understanding the variation in self-reported COVID-19 protective behaviors is critical to developing public health messaging.  ...  Respondents reported low overall rates of COVID-19 testing.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0259257 pmid:34739498 pmcid:PMC8570526 fatcat:bg6timjuqzfqxmnlm4agvfznea

Preparing for the Behavioral Health Impact of COVID-19 in Michigan

Evonne Edwards, Carol A. Janney, Amy Mancuso, Heide Rollings, Amy VanDenToorn, Mariah DeYoung, Scott Halstead, Mark Eastburg
2020 Current Psychiatry Reports  
This report summarizes the expected impact of COVID-19 on behavioral health, as well as strategies to address mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath.  ...  This report promotes awareness of a behavioral health crisis due to COVID-19. Increasing access to behavioral health care should minimize COVID-19's negative influence on mental health in Michigan.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors of "Preparing Michigan for the Behavioral Health Impact of COVID-19. 2020 Apr 26" [1] granted permission to modify and reproduce Tables 1 and 2 for this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11920-020-01210-y pmid:33289041 pmcid:PMC7721546 fatcat:f2rwmk7dczdvpalrq6inz7alba

Addressing inequities in COVID-19 morbidity and mortality: research and policy recommendations

Monica L Wang, Pamela Behrman, Akilah Dulin, Monica L Baskin, Joanna Buscemi, Kassandra I Alcaraz, Carly M Goldstein, Tiffany L Carson, Megan Shen, Marian Fitzgibbon
2020 Translational Behavioral Medicine  
The total number of recorded deaths due to COVID-19 are growing at an alarming rate globally (³383,000) and nationally (³109,000) Evidence is mounting regarding the heavier burden of COVID-19 infection  ...  This commentary focuses on this global health pandemic and how mitigation of the virus relies heavily on health behavior change to slow its spread, highlighting how the pandemic specifically affects the  ...  Acknowledgments: This commentary is the result of a collaborative  ... 
doi:10.1093/tbm/ibaa055 pmid:32542349 fatcat:ppqdcwpejvfpfajbmafy7n77mi

Major Drivers for COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance: A Scoping Review

Ali Azeez Al-Jumaili, Ali H. Hamzah
2022 Al-Rafidain Journal of Medical Sciences ( ISSN 2789-3219 )  
Objective: To review and identify the major drivers for COVID-19 vaccine acceptance. Methods: A scoping review of studies of COVID-19 vaccine perceptions and barriers to using the COVID-19 vaccines.  ...  Perceived susceptibility, and severity of the disease (COVID-19), in addition to perceived benefits of COVID-19 vaccination and "cues to action", can enhance vaccination acceptance.  ...  Generally, each study represented a country, except for one article containing global collected studies from 19 countries about the acceptance rate of COVID-19 vaccines.  ... 
doi:10.54133/ajms.v2i.59 fatcat:yl5fevvqjrc7xn536wzrqz7ss4

A model and predictions for COVID-19 considering population behavior and vaccination

Thomas Usherwood, Zachary LaJoie, Vikas Srivastava
2021 Scientific Reports  
The model provides quantitative measures of highest disease transmission rate, effective transmission rate, and cautionary behavior.  ...  We predict future COVID-19 trends in the United States accounting for vaccine rollout and behavior.  ...  behavior changes is critical in predicting a real-world pandemic.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-021-91514-7 pmid:34103618 pmcid:PMC8187461 fatcat:reaatyzjwfhupj3uamyaqa2hiy

A hypothesis about the role of fetal hemoglobin in COVID-19

Ehsan Sotoudeh, Houman Sotoudeh
2020 Medical Hypotheses  
In our preliminary study, we also observed a low prevalence and fatality of COVID-19 in countries with high rate of hemoglobinopathy carries.  ...  Given these two facts, the hemoglobin structure can play a role in the physiopathology of COVID-19 disease. Several drugs are known to increase fetal hemoglobin in adults.  ...  The therapeutic effects and side effects are well known. High rate of side effects is challenging in critical COVID-19 patients.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109994 pmid:32570166 pmcid:PMC7834262 fatcat:cdesirwcgnf3zlchvq2325exxe

Online Search Behavior Related to the COVID-19 Vaccine: An Infodemiology Study (Preprint)

Lawrence An, Daniel Russell, Rada Mihalcea, Elizabeth Bacon, Scott Huffman, Ken Resnicow
2021 JMIR Infodemiology  
Examination of online search behavior related to COVID-19 vaccines can provide insights into the public's awareness, concerns, and interest regarding COVID-19 vaccination.  ...  The aim of this study is to describe online search behavior related to COVID-19 vaccines during the start of public vaccination efforts in the United States.  ...  Our finding of relatively low rates of active searching for COVID-19 vaccine myths and conspiracy beliefs might or might not apply to search behavior within social media platforms.  ... 
doi:10.2196/32127 pmid:34841200 pmcid:PMC8601025 fatcat:g3ynmk3ow5elbeemyahxa677na

The impact of social distancing and public behavior changes on COVID-19 transmission dynamics in the Republic of Korea

Soyoung Kim, Youngsuk Ko, Yae-Jean Kim, Eunok Jung, Yury E. Khudyakov
2020 PLoS ONE  
The estimated transmission rate of COVID-19 was 4·6180 and behavior change rate was 2·6044.  ...  In the Republic of Korea (ROK), social distancing and public behavior changes mitigated COVID-19 spread.  ...  The estimated transmission rate of COVID-19 was 4.6180 and behavior change rate was 2.6044.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0238684 pmid:32970716 fatcat:a4zlorfue5ecvhit3amp66d224

Perceived Stress and Coping Behavior of Nurses Caring for Critical Patients with COVID-19 Outbreak in Taiwan: A Mixed-Methods Study

Shu-Yen Lee, Kai-Jo Chiang, Yi-Jiun Tsai, Chi-Kang Lin, Yun-Ju Wang, Chou-Ping Chiou, Hsueh-Hsing Pan
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This study aimed to explore the perceived stress and coping behaviors of nurses caring for critically ill patients with COVID-19 using a mixed-methods approach.  ...  Nurses are under great stress when caring for critically ill patients with COVID-19.  ...  We also thank the staff of the Department of Nursing for their dedicated help and assistance with participant recruitment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19074258 pmid:35409938 pmcid:PMC8998865 fatcat:jpkdvw2cozaeda4bjvomxotpqq
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