Actualidades en Psicología ISSN Impreso: 0258-6444 ISSN electrónico: 2215-3535

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Coping Strategies Adopted by Health Professionals during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Keywords

health professionals
COVID-19
coping strategies
pandemic
profesionales de la salud
COVID-19
estrategias de coping
pandemia
profissionais de saúde
COVID-19
estratégias de coping
pandemia

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Couto, R. N., Fonsêca, P. N. da, Castro, J. L. de C., Guimarães, C. L. C., & Medeiros, E. D. de. (2022). Coping Strategies Adopted by Health Professionals during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Actualidades En Psicología, 36(133), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.15517/ap.v36i133.43470

Abstract

Objective. The objective was to know the coping strategies adopted by health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Method. This was an exploratory research. The participants were 155 health professionals (female 68.2, male 31.8) from northeastern Brazil, mostly from Piauí (39.1%) and Ceará (22.5%), and a mean age of 33.26 years (SD = 7.94). Results. Through a Descending Hierarchical Classification (CHD), the main corpus was divided into two branches: Class 1: Socio-emotional support and spirituality, and Class 2: Entertainment activities, showing that professionals used coping strategies with a focus on the problem and emotion. They pointed out the importance of social contact, spirituality, and entertainment for emotional well-being.

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