THE ASSESSMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS AND ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVES AMONG RECOVERED NURSES FROM COVID-19 IN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN

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Tanzeel Ul Rahman
Ali Hamza
Sahahrukh Khan
Maryam
Shamsher Bhatti

Keywords

Nurses, COVID-19, Psychological Distress, Activities of Daily Lives

Abstract

Objective: To determine the relationship between psychological consequences and daily living activities among recovered nurses from COVID-19 in the Jinnah Hospital of Lahore, the study aimed to assess psychological consequences, including depression (disorder and generalized anxiety disorder), and daily living activities among these nurses.


 


Methods: The current study's descriptive correlation design revealed that, between October 10, 2022, and March 20, 2023. A suitable sample of 143 nurses who recovered from COVID-19 was utilized in the study. The study's instruments were chosen and adjusted specifically for this investigation.


 


Results: The study found that among recovered nurses from COVID-19, over half (53.1%) had moderate depression disorders, roughly one-third (30.9%) complained of generalized anxiety disorders, and the majority (93%) of recovered nurses from COVID-19 reported being able to perform their daily activities well.


 


Conclusion: The findings can be concluded that among recovered COVID-19 nurses, there was a negative, highly significant correlation between generalized anxiety disorder and daily living activities at P-value ≤ 0.05 and between depression disorder and daily living activities at P-value ≤ 0.05.

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