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The comparison stress, Anxiety and depression of nurse and non-nurse staff in the exposed of COVID 19
Leila Karimi , Masoud Sirati Nir , Robabe Khalili *
Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences , khalili1120@gmail.com
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Background : One of the groups involved in Covid-19 is health care workers, especially nurses, who, in addition to endangering their physical health, are exposed to psychological damage. The aim of this study was to compare the stress, anxiety and depression of nurse staffs against non-nurse  in the face of Covid-19.
Methods: The present study is a descriptive cross-sectional study in which 294 Health care worker exposed with Covid-19 with inclusion criteria were selected by conveniance sampling method. A questionnaire consisting of two sections of demographic information and a general questionnaire 21 DASS (stress and anxiety and depression) was used. The data were analyzed using SPSS software version 22. A significance level of (0.05) was considered.
Results: Based on the statistical results, the mean and standard deviation of stress, anxiety and depression in the group of nursing staff were 6.69 47 8.47 and 5.36 49 7.49, 9.64 9 9.86, respectively, and in the non-nursing group, the items mentioned were 3.22 ± 5.81, 2.73 40 6.40 and 6.18 46 8.46, respectively. Independent t-test showed a statistically significant difference in the rate of stress (P<0/004 and depression (P<0/007) nurses against non-nurses.

Conclusion:  According to the results of this study, nurses had higher levels of stress, anxiety and depression than non-nurses in the exposed of COVID 19. Identification of psychological disorders, especially stress and anxiety and depression of nurses, is essential to be able to take steps based on appropriate psychological strategies and techniques to make, maintain and improve their mental health.
Keywords: Acute stress disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Hospital nursing staff, Pandemic, Coronavirus
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Type of Study: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing | Subject: nursing
Received: 2022/02/27 | Accepted: 2022/04/9 | Published: 2022/07/1
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Karimi L, Sirati Nir M, Khalili R. The comparison stress, Anxiety and depression of nurse and non-nurse staff in the exposed of COVID 19. IJNR 2022; 17 (2) :48-57
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