5,290 results match your criteria Annales Medico-Psychologiques[Journal]


Facing Your Fear of COVID-19: Resilience as a Protective Factor Against Burnout in South African Teachers.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 May 11. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Statistics and Population Studies, University of the Western Cape, Robert-Sobukwe road, Bellville, 7535 Cape-Town, South Africa.

Objective: - Frontline workers have been distinctively impacted by the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers, as frontline employees in the educational system, had to contend with unprecedented changes to their work role, as well as new job demands coupled with insufficient resources and the effects of the pandemic on their personal lives. While some teachers struggled to cope and reported intense levels of fear of COVID-19 and burnout, others were able to adapt and experienced a sense of growth and accomplishment. Read More

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[Morpheus syndrome: Psychotic symptoms in a case series of patients with COVID-19].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Jan 14. Epub 2022 Jan 14.

Pôle de psychiatrie, hôpital civil de Colmar, Colmar, France.

During the first wave of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Colmar hospital was at the epicenter of the pandemic in France because of a religious gathering that caused a wave of contamination. In order to face the growing wave of admissions in intensive care, the state in partnership with the army set up the operation MORPHEE aiming at transferring intubated patients to other hospitals. On their return to Alsace, the inter-service liaison psychiatry team was called upon for several of them who presented psychotic disorders on waking up, even though they had no previous psychiatric history, and who had resolved spontaneously. Read More

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January 2022

Assessment of COVID-19 trauma responses. Who has been more traumatized during the pandemic?

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Dicle University Medical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Diyarbakır, Turkey.

Background And Objective: To evaluate the effect of cognitive and sociodemographic characteristics of healthcare and non-healthcare workers on their traumatic responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Methods: Data were collected using an online survey between August-September 2020. The survey included the following scales: Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Anxiety Sensitivity Index (ASI), and Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R). Read More

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January 2022

[Cross-views of positive or negative COVID psychiatric patients on their experience of the health crisis in a COVID unit during the first wave].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Jan 14. Epub 2022 Jan 14.

Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, chef de pôle, pôle 93G03, Hôpital de Ville-Evrard, 202 avenue Jean Jaurès, 93330, Neuilly-sur-Marne, France.

Since the beginning of the health crisis, health care personnel have been confronted with an influx of patients with COVID-19. Given the complexity of the situation, the reorganization of care was done on an emergency basis to ensure careful management to limit the spread of the disease among health care personnel and patients. As patients suffering from psychiatric disorders were not spared, the Ville-Evrard Public Health Establishment set up a strategy to deal with this crisis by setting up a COVID+ unit specialized in the care of patients suffering from mental disorders and infected by the Coronavirus. Read More

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January 2022

Clinical condition, Resuscitation and Medical-Psychological Care of Severe COVID-19 patients (part 2).

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Mar 13;180(3):276-281. Epub 2022 Jan 13.

Institut Psycho-Judiciaire et de Psychopathologie (IPJP), Institute of Forensic Psychology and Psychopathology, centre hospitalier de Cadillac, 89, rue Cazeaux-Cazalet, 33410 Cadillac, France.

Respiratory rehabilitation is the penultimate step in the medical management of patients with severe COPD-19. It is an essential step before patients' returning home, and is usually carried out in specialised Follow-up and Rehabilitation Clinics. When discharged from hospital, patients with post-severe COVID-19 usually progress in their medical condition. Read More

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Clinical condition, resuscitation and medical-psychological care of severe COVID-19 patients (part 1).

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Feb 16;180(2):171-177. Epub 2021 Dec 16.

Institut psycho-judiciaire et de psychopathologie (IPJP), Institute of Forensic Psychology and Psychopathology, centre hospitalier de Cadillac, 10, avenue Joseph-Caussil, 33410 Cadillac, France.

This interview covers the clinical and psychological condition of patients afflicted with severe COVID-19 and their pulmonary rehabilitation process. For these patients, symptoms are medically urgent and life-threatening. The sequelae of this viral attack and immune response to it are significant, and often persist for months after discharge from intensive care. Read More

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February 2022

A serial model of the interrelationship between perceived vulnerability to disease, fear of COVID-19, and psychological distress among teachers in South Africa.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Jan 30;180(1):23-28. Epub 2021 Nov 30.

Department of Statistics and Population Studies, University of the Western Cape, Robert-Sobukwe road, Bellville, 7535 Cape-Town, South Africa.

The current study examined the serial relationship between perceived vulnerability to disease, fear of COVID-19, anxiety, and psychological distress among school teachers. Participants were South African school teachers ( = 355) who completed the Perceived Vulnerability to Disease Questionnaire, Fear of COVID-19 Scale, trait scale of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Beck Hopelessness Scale, and the Centre for Epidemiological Depression Scale. A path analysis confirmed that teachers who appraised themselves as more susceptible to disease, experienced heightened levels of fear of COVID-19, which led to heightened levels of anxiety, depression, and hopelessness. Read More

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January 2022

[Trauma and resilience associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in the cities of Bafoussam and Dschang in Cameroon].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Nov 6;179(9):812-817. Epub 2021 Apr 6.

Psychologie Clinique et Psychopathologie, Dschang, Université de Dschang, Cameroun.

Introduction: The emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic in Cameroon, as in Africa and around the world, was marked by a suddenness and unpredictability that fascinated the imagination. The considerable psychic and social repercussions of the pandemic mobilized a significant anguish of death. The sudden onset of the pandemic was followed by spectacular, high-profile deaths that fascinated the imagination, listing it in the order of traumatic events, provoking reactions of astonishment, flight and avoidance. Read More

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November 2021

[Psychological impact of involvement of medical and psychological emergency unit professionals in the medical and psychological care system of the COVID-19 epidemic].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Oct 12. Epub 2021 Oct 12.

Cellule d'urgence médico-psychologique, SAMU, groupe hospitalier Necker-Enfants malades, Paris, France.

Objectives: COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences have put into great difficulty health professionals, and the general population, fostering the emergence of various psychological and psychiatric disorders. Medical and psychological emergency units' mission is the medical and psychological emergency care of people impacted during a traumatic event. Given their expertise in crisis management, they set up an important medical and psychological support system adapted to the health crisis' characteristics. Read More

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October 2021

Adoption of measures by psychiatric hospitals to prevent SARS-CoV-2.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Feb 25;180(2):149-154. Epub 2021 Oct 25.

Postgraduate Program in Psychiatric Nursing, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

This article analyzes the scientific evidence on the measures adopted by psychiatric hospitals to prevent COVID-19 contamination among hospitalized people. It refers to a literature review in the MEDLINE/PUBMED, Web of Science, and EMBASE databases. There was the incorporation of studies describing measures used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among patients admitted to psychiatric institutions. Read More

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February 2022

Validation of the fear of COVID-19 scale in South Africa: Three complementary analyses.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Dec 21;179(10):940-946. Epub 2021 Oct 21.

Department of Statistics and Population Studies, University of the Western Cape, Robert-Sobukwe road, Bellville, 7535 Cape-Town, South Africa.

Fear is the most common response to disease outbreaks. Persistent and prolonged fear can elevate the levels of psychological distress and aggravate preexisting mental health problems. Therefore, prompted by the central role of fear in psychological responses to COVID-19, the Fear of COVID-19 Scale was developed, which is the only instrument that can assess emotional fear reactions in relation to the current pandemic. Read More

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December 2021

Les progrès dans la réalisation de la classification quantitative de la psychopathologie.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Jan 8;179(1):95-106. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA.

Shortcomings of approaches to classifying psychopathology based on expert consensus have given rise to contemporary efforts to classify psychopathology quantitatively. In this paper, we review progress in achieving a quantitative and empirical classification of psychopathology. A substantial empirical literature indicates that psychopathology is generally more dimensional than categorical. Read More

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January 2021

[Therapeutic meals in a psychiatric day hospital for children and sanitary restrictions: Institutional psychotherapy and Covid-19].

Authors:
Florent Amadei

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Jun 26. Epub 2021 Jun 26.

Hôpital de jour pour enfants, centre hospitalier de Montauban, Montauban, 82000 France.

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pordegui children's hospital - a day psychiatric centre at Montauban hospital - first closed its doors in March 2019, like many ambulatory care facilities. As a result, the first confinement had a strong impact on the accessibility to care for particularly vulnerable patients. While the lockdown has been eased after a few weeks, the respect of hygiene rules and barrier gestures still impacts the therapeutic framework of the institution. Read More

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[Feedback from the establishment of a psychiatric regulation line at SAMU 62 in the context of Covid-19].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 May 28. Epub 2021 May 28.

CUMP 62, centre hospitalier d'Arras (62), Arras, France.

The epidemic context of Covid-19 and the containment measures, put in place since 16 March 2020, has significantly increased the number of emergencies calls in call center (SAMU). In the department of Pas-de-Calais, one step of the crisis measures was setting up a psychiatric regulation line, which aims to manage calls with strong emotional valence (in connexion with containment, anxiety related to the epidemic context, or break in psychiatric cares for people suffering of mental disorders). This psychiatric hotline was provided from 20 March 2020 to 15 May 2020 by fifteen psychiatric careers (psychiatrists, psychologists and psychiatric nurses) from the network of the medical-psychological emergency unit (unit of the emergency call center which aims to manage people involved in psychotraumatic events). Read More

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[Incidence and predictors of peri-traumatic reactions in an Algerian population faced with COVID-19].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Mar 5. Epub 2021 Mar 5.

Département de psychiatrie, institut universitaire de psychothérapie, centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois et université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Suisse.

Objectives: This study explored two related questions: (1) the incidence of peri-traumatic distress and dissociation in a general Algerian population during the initial stages of the COVID-19 epidemic; (2) sociodemographic predictors of peri-traumatic reaction. The objective is to better understand the peri-traumatic experience in order to identify vulnerable people to whom psychological care could be offered.

Materials And Methods: An online descriptive survey containing three questionnaires, a demographic questionnaire, the questionnaire for peri-traumatic distress and the questionnaire for peri-traumatic dissociation experiences, was conducted using the snowball sampling technique to select 1374 Algerians. Read More

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[Acute psychotic episodes related to the COVID-19 pandemic].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 May 5;180(5):410-411. Epub 2021 Mar 5.

Laboratoire de recherche en sciences de la santé, faculté de médecine et de pharmacie d'Agadir, centre psychiatrique universitaire d'Agadir, 80000 Agadir, Maroc.

The world is currently going through an extremely stressful time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This exceptional and alarming situation could increase the incidence of mental health problems, including acute psychotic disorders. Our observation reports two cases of patients with an acute psychotic episode, with a delusional theme related to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

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[Mortality in schizophrenia: Towards a new health scandal? COVID-19 and schizophrenia].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Apr 17;179(4):353-362. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

FondaMental Academic Centers of Expertise for Schizophrenia, Créteil, France.

Patients with schizophrenia represent a vulnerable population who have been understudied in COVID-19 research. We aimed to establish whether health outcomes and care differed between patients with schizophrenia and patients without a diagnosis of severe mental illness. We conducted a population-based cohort study of all patients with identified COVID-19 and respiratory symptoms who were hospitalized in France between February and June 2020. Read More

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[Psychological and psychopathological issues of conspiracy theories: From the COVID-19 health crisis to the existential crisis].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Apr 5;179(4):311-316. Epub 2021 Mar 5.

Laboratoire LCPI, Université Toulouse 2, Toulouse, France.

Objectives: Research on conspiracy theories (CT) has increased significantly in recent years. Studies come from various disciplines in the field of the humanities and social sciences. They show in particular that adherence to CT rebounds at every moment of "crisis". Read More

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Do post-COVID-19 symptoms exist? A longitudinal study of COVID-19 sequelae in Wenzhou, China.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Nov 5;179(9):818-821. Epub 2021 Mar 5.

Department of infectious diseases and infectious diseases laboratory, Wenzhou sixth people's hospital, Wenzhou central hospital medical group, Affiliated Dingli clinical institute of Wenzhou medical university, No. 252, Baili East road, 325000 Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

Objective: We conducted a cohort of tracing discharge patients of COVID-19.

Materials And Methods: We used the Mann-Whitney U test, χ test, or Fisher's exact test to compare differences between age groups and gender groups where appropriate.

Results: Our study provides insights into the nature and severity of medical conditions specific to survivors of COVID-19. Read More

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November 2021

An insight into mental health needs among the common public of Tamil Nadu, India, subjected to COVID-19 lockdown, a rare unprecedented crisis[[[fr]]]Un aperçu des besoins en santé mentale de la population du Tamil Nadu, en Inde, soumise au confinement COVID-19, une crise rare sans précédent.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Feb 17. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

Department of Epidemiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, 69, Anna Salai Guindy, Chennai PIN-600032, Tamil Nadu, India.

Purpose: COVID-19, a major 'Public Health Emergencies of International Concern,' had sought greater attention among researchers to study its pathogenesis, associated complications and management. However, there are only few studies that had studied its potential impact on mental health of general public, who are subjected to social distancing, community lockdown and restrictions in their routine activities.

Objectives: The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of psychological distress and mental health needs among general public in Tamil Nadu subjected to lockdown, social distancing amidst COVID-19 crisis. Read More

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February 2021

Depression and sexual functions in epilepsy patients: Comparison before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 Feb 16;180(2):127-132. Epub 2021 Feb 16.

Department of Neurology, Bakirkoy Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry and Neurological Disorders, University of Health Sciences, Zuhuratbaba, Doktor Tevfik Sağlam Cd. 25/2, 34147 Bakırköy/İstanbul, Turkey.

Objective: The new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a major health problem with a high rate of spread. We aimed to investigate herein the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on depression and sexual dysfunction in patients with epilepsy.

Material And Methods: One hundred and sixteen epilepsy patients admitted to our hospital from October-November 2019 were evaluated for sexual functions and depression using the Arizona Sexual Experiences Scale (ASEX) and Beck Depression Scale, respectively. Read More

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February 2022

Relationship between work stressors and mental health in frontline nurses exposed to COVID-19: A structural equation model analysis.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2022 May 16;180(5):412-418. Epub 2021 Feb 16.

Department of Nursing, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, 218 Jixi Road, 230022 Hefei, China.

The current cross-sectional study aimed to explore the relationship between work stressors and mental health in frontline nurses exposed to COVID-19. Participants were recruited from 16 general hospitals in Anhui province from February 2020 to March 2020. The general sociodemographic questionnaire, Nurse Job Stressors Scale, Simplified Coping Style Questionnaire, NEO Five-Factor Inventory, Perceived Social Support Scale, and Kessler Psychological Distress Scale were used in this study. Read More

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Perceived Stress, Emotion Regulation and Quality of life During the Covid-19 outbreak: A Multi-Cultural Online Survey.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Feb 15. Epub 2021 Feb 15.

Ural Federal University named after the first president of Russia, B.N, Yeltsin, Russian Federation.

The present COVID-19 epidemic is a threat to physical health and brings a drain to Quality of life and mental health in the general population. However, changes in Quality of life and mental health status due to pandemic-related is less known. This study was implemented to investigate and predict changes in the Quality of life and psychological changes in people worldwide due to the pandemic. Read More

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February 2021

Effects of COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown on lifestyle and mental health of students: A retrospective study from Karachi,Pakistan.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Feb 15. Epub 2021 Feb 15.

MBBS, Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan⁎.

Introduction: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries imposed lockdowns on their citizens in an attempt to contain the disease. Pakistan is one of these countries. A government mandated lockdown can have mitigating psychological effects on young adults, out of which a large fraction is made up of students. Read More

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February 2021

[The cholera, and the fictionalized novel writted by Giono in ].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2020 Sep 25;178(7):679-683. Epub 2020 Jun 25.

76, boulevard Saint-Marcel, 75005 Paris, France.

We are going to confront the scientific description of the cholera and how to prevent and cure it, with the approach described by Giono in his writing. With the character's psychology, he chooses, the author enriches the human psychodynamic way to face the epidemic. The expanded affects, the fear of death, the drive and the willingness to live, the group reactions, originate in this fear of the unknown, as a remnant of the birth trauma, where the desire follows the drive. Read More

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September 2020

Mental Health outcome and Professional quality of Life among Healthcare Worker during COVID-19 pandemic: A (FRONTLINE-COVID) survey.

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Jan 6. Epub 2021 Jan 6.

Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Transplant, Nims University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India.

Background: - Health care workers are under a substantial level of psychological impact due to the risk of exposure, workload and moral dilemmas as the nation is on upsurge of COVID-19 cases. Since there are limited research available on this issue from India, we have decided to conduct an online survey to evaluate mental health outcome and professional quality of life among healthcare worker during COVID-19 pandemic.

Methods: - From 25th May to 10th June 2020, a web-based (FRONT-LINE COVID) survey was conducted. Read More

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January 2021

[The COVID-19 crisis, revealing the challenges of computational psychiatry].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Jan 25;179(1):61-62. Epub 2020 Nov 25.

Service universitaire de médecine du sommeil (SUMS), CHU de Bordeaux, place Amélie-Raba-Léon, 33076 Bordeaux, France.

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January 2021

[The forensic psychiatrist expert and homicide perpetrators].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2020 Nov 17;178(9):938-946. Epub 2020 Oct 17.

Institut psycho-judiciaire et de psychopathologie (IPJP), institute of forensic psychology and psychopathology, centre hospitalier de Cadillac, 10, avenue Joseph-Caussil, 33410 Cadillac, France.

The forensic psychiatric expertise of homicide perpetrators is a standard practice in criminal justice matters. Its validity relies heavily on the knowledge, professional experience and methodology of forensic psychiatrist experts. In the present interview, Daniel Zagury, an important figure of forensic psychiatric expertise in France, shares his clinical practice. Read More

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November 2020

[Psychiatric consequences of Covid-19 are in front of us…].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2020 Sep 17;178(7):669-671. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

AP-HP, Université Paris Est Créteil, Département Médico-Universitaires d'Addictologie et de Psychiatrie des HU H Mondor (DMU IMPACT), Laboratoire de Neuro-Psychiatrie Translationnelle, Inserm U955, Fondation FondaMental.

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September 2020

[When hotlines remain cold: Psychological support in the time of pandemic].

Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 2021 Feb 22;179(2):128-130. Epub 2020 Aug 22.

Département de psychiatrie générale et liaison, centre neuchâtelois de psychiatrie, Maladière 45, 2000 Neuchâtel, Suisse.

In Switzerland and elsewhere, many psychological support hotlines were set up during the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specialists in psychological first aid, in charge of developing and managing these hotlines, had to face an unknown situation, very different from the disasters for which they prepare themselves. Since the pandemic and the associated physical distancing were a potential threat to social cohesion, one could make the hypothesis that, by setting up hotlines, these professionals sought to reintroduce a form of proximity and to care for and cultivate the social connections among people. Read More

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February 2021