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Factors associated with anxiety and depression in intensive care unit professionals: An integrative review

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.9, No. 12)

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Page : 586-594

Keywords : Anxiety; Depression; Health Professionals; Intensive Care Unit.;

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Intensive Care Units are units that provide intensive care to patients who need continuous observation, critically ill or hemodynamically unstable. Workers' mental health has been the target of stressors in this pandemic due to psychological overload, fatigue, exposure to large-scale deaths and significant losses, frustrations related to the quality of care, threats, aggression and increased risk of infection. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is characterized by excessive anxiety and worry about a variety of activities or events. In parallel, Depressive Disorder is characterized by severe or persistent sadness to the point of interfering with functioning and, often, decreasing interest or pleasure in the bearer's daily activities. This study is an integrative literature review (RIL) that is based on scientific findings with the objective of identifying and understanding problems, situations and vulnerabilities related to the population. The studies were published in the years 2020, 2021 and 2022, being the equivalent of 22.22% in the year 2020, 55.55% in the year 2021 and about 22.22% in the year 2022. Were respectively from Norway, Turkey, Brazil, Spain, United States of America, France, China and Italy, with France being the country with the highest prevalence in the study, presenting about 22.22% of the total percentage and the other countries containing only 11, 11%. Therefore, the contents of the research found referred to the factors associated with anxiety and depression in professionals in intensive care units: an integrative review.

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