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Mental Health and COVID - 19: An Action Plan

Version 1 : Received: 9 April 2020 / Approved: 12 April 2020 / Online: 12 April 2020 (15:13:39 CEST)
Version 2 : Received: 29 April 2020 / Approved: 30 April 2020 / Online: 30 April 2020 (05:40:55 CEST)

How to cite: Simonetti, G.; Iosco, C.; Taruschio, G. Mental Health and COVID - 19: An Action Plan. Preprints 2020, 2020040197 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202004.0197.v2). Simonetti, G.; Iosco, C.; Taruschio, G. Mental Health and COVID - 19: An Action Plan. Preprints 2020, 2020040197 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202004.0197.v2).

Abstract

Since January, the disease caused by the Sars Cov-2 virus has spread and following pandemic. In a few months, the virus is seriously affecting the health systems of the various countries of the world and placing people in difficult psychological conditions. Few scientific resources on mental health have been published but still no one has proposed an action plan to cope the future psychological problems.This manuscript provides a plan to easily frame the priorities of mental health area related to COVID-19 to be taken into consideration which should be disseminated and that should be known by all health professionals and also by the major administrators of public health.

Subject Areas

COVID-19; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); victims; psychological problems; counseling

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Received: 30 April 2020
Commenter: GIULIA SIMONETTI
Commenter's Conflict of Interests: Author
Comment: Details on action pan plus a figure to better explain the action
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