Ansiedad, depression y estrés como respuesta a la pandemia de COVID-19

Héctor J. Pérez-Cano, Madeleine B. Moreno-Murguía, Oscar Morales-López, Olliever Crow-Buchanan, Jane A. English, Jaime Lozano-Alcázar, Selma A. Somilleda-Ventura
2020 Cirugía y Cirujanos  
The objective of the study was to determine the state of anxiety, depression, and stress present in the society during the development of the 2019 coronavirus pandemic. Mixed methods study; a three-section questionnaire was developed which included sociodemographic, perceptions, emotions, and behaviors related to the 2019 coronavirus pandemic, and two emotional assessment psychometric tests. The proportions and confidence intervals of the variables were calculated and compared using the
more » ... re test. More than 40% of the subjects presented some degree of anxiety and 41.3% depression; the proportion of stress was < 30%. Of the subjects who experienced anxiety, 18.6% also had moderate-to-very severe depression or stress. There are emotional indicators derived from the 2019 coronavirus pandemic in almost half of the study population. The identification and timely treatment of these states could lessen the psychological impact due to 2019 coronavirus.
doi:10.24875/ciru.20000561 pmid:33064695 fatcat:iki3wgcjfnf77frzaj2unpderu