Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2020; 24 (15): 8185-8186

DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202008_22506

Psychological support and the COVID-19 – A short report

G.-F. Chen, Y.-R. Cheng, L. Ye, M.-W. Wang, M.-Y. Zhou, F. Zhang, J. Chen, Z.-H. Feng

Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, China. zhangfanghz@126.com


OBJECTIVE: The World Health Organization reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected on December 31, 2019 in China. Unfortunately, a 34-year-old Italian nurse has committed suicide after testing positive for coronavirus. It was the second case of suicide by a nurse in an Italian hospital and occurred only a few days after the first suicide. These consecutive suicides have aroused concern, and it is necessary to investigate the psychological issues of the medical staff in Italy regarding the COVID-19.

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G.-F. Chen, Y.-R. Cheng, L. Ye, M.-W. Wang, M.-Y. Zhou, F. Zhang, J. Chen, Z.-H. Feng
Psychological support and the COVID-19 – A short report

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2020
Vol. 24 - N. 15
Pages: 8185-8186
DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202008_22506