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Basic Human Needs Theory and SARS-CoV-2: An integrative literature review

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 36-47

Keywords : COVID-19; Basic Human Needs; Pandemic; SARS-CoV-2.;

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Purpose: To relate the SARS-CoV-2 virus to Basic Human Needs(BHN) proposed by nurse Wanda de Aguiar Horta. Methodology: Qualitative method of literature review, through exploratory research of bibliography. Results and discussions: 22 materials were analyzed and organized in a table of 5 topics: Title, authors, methodology, year and description. The basic human needs were divided into 2 categories: Psychobiological needs and psychosocial needs. Each need was related to the interaction of the virus in the human body and to social changes during the pandemic. Conclusion: The direct influence of SARS-CoV-2 on the individual's body and the consequences of the pandemic on interpersonal relationships were observed. Also, the studies on the topic are scarce and need to be expanded.

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