Document Type : Original Article

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1 Department of Knowledge and Information Science, Tehran North Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran

2 PhD of Knowledge and Information Science, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran

Received: 30 March 2021                          Accepted: 16 May 2021                          Published: 03 June 2021

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Abstract

Significant accidents caused by the invasion of dangerous viruses among humans, it has caused a lot of damage to countries and health organizations and it has been factor of many human deaths. In the last two decades, diseases such as acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) have spread, and also now the pandemic COVID-19 disease has caused the death of many people. Occurrence of these events causes consequences such as anxiety, stress, distress in patients and those around them, and also are a threat to social health. These consequences are of particular importance to the human resources who working in the treatment department and faced with critically ill patients due to COVID-19. Some studies have suggested ways to reduce stress and anxiety in people. In this regard, accessible psychological counseling systems and planning to determine the appropriate working hours can be used to improve the mental health of medical staff effectively.

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