Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2020, Page: 56-60
Mental Health and Psychosocial Aspects of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak in Ethiopia: Psychological Intervention for Public Psychological Crisis
Yordanos Yibeltal Yedemie, Department of Psychology, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Received: Jul. 22, 2020;       Accepted: Aug. 17, 2020;       Published: Sep. 8, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijpbs.20200504.11      View  143      Downloads  94
Abstract
The unpredictable COVID-19 occurrence has the potential of adversely affecting the mental wellbeing on individual and public level. At present all efforts are listening carefully on the understanding of epidemiology, clinical diagnosis and prognosis, frustrate the spread of the virus, and challenges of worldwide physical condition, while crucially significant mental wellbeing has been unnoticed in this attempt. This analysis is to assess past outbreaks to know the degree of adverse effects on Psychological panic, mental wellbeing, psychological crisis intervention, and mental health management strategy. COVID-19 is leading to severe psychosocial panics and comprising mental health marking a secondary health concern in globe. Internationally implementing preventive and controlling measures, and humanizing coping and resilience are demanding factors; modified lifestyle; symptoms, transmission, prevention and treatment; marginalization and hostility and universal collision on education, health, and climate are some of the risk factors to make worse further panics.
Keywords
Corona Virus Outbreak, Mental Health, Ethiopia, Psychological Crisis Intervention, Psychosocial Aspects, Public Mental Health Crisis
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Yordanos Yibeltal Yedemie, Mental Health and Psychosocial Aspects of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak in Ethiopia: Psychological Intervention for Public Psychological Crisis, International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2020, pp. 56-60. doi: 10.11648/j.ijpbs.20200504.11
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