Medical Xpress May 26, 2023
By University of Tsukuba

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant decline in mental health, particularly for hospital clerical workers who care for infected patients. However, few studies have examined the mental health of different hospital occupations in Japan, particularly in relation to fear of COVID-19 and resilience, which are unique factors of this pandemic.

To address this gap, the researchers conducted an online survey of workers from seven hospitals in Ibaraki Prefecture that had responded to COVID-19. The survey sought to determine the relationship between , fear of COVID-19, and resilience among workers based on their occupation. Participants were asked about their gender, age, job title, psychological distress, fear of COVID-19, and resilience.

They were also asked about...

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