SELF-CARE TIPS IN MAINTAINING MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL WELLBEING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC: FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

The recent COVID-19 outbreak has seen the world in panic in part due to the speed of its spread, the uncertainties it brings with it, and the challenges each country is facing in trying to manage the problem and its consequences. This pandemic calls primarily for preventive measure, such as selfisolation and protective measures to be taken by each individual. However, health care professionals have the additional task of working at the frontline, with increased work burden, to treat and protect patients and their communities pushing aside their own personal concerns. As the first responders, there is risk of increased stress due to the intense workload, risk to one’s own health, and at the same time, the worry about one’s family.

SELF-CARE TIPS IN MAINTAINING MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL WELLBEING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC: FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
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