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Sleep quality and mental health of health workers in the COVID-19 pandemic

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.9, No. 11)

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Page : 055-063

Keywords : Health personnel; Sleep; COVID-19;

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The intense working hours of the teams on the front line of COVID-19 resulted in negative results in the quality of sleep and in the mental health of professionals. This integrative review aims to identify evidence about the sleep quality of health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and its relationship with mental health. Data collection took place on the VHL and PUBMED portals, in October 2022. Thirteen articles were included, published between 2020 and 2022, all in English. As for the country in which the study was carried out, the following stand out: China (23%), United States of America (23%), Turkey (23%), Saudi Arabia (15.4%), Lebanon (7.7%) and Iran (7.7%). Poor sleep quality was evidenced, as well as impacts and correlation with mental suffering. It is understood that the measures that go in the direction of improving the working conditions of health professionals, provided a better quality of sleep and associated problems.

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