Infographic: The mental health impact on COVID-19 frontline providers

Gabriel Perna | May 27, 2020

A study from researchers in China, published in JAMA Network Open, examined 1,300 health care  workers from the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan. Those on the frontlines reported more severe degrees of all measurements of mental health symptoms than other health care workers.

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Source: Lai J, Ma S, Wang Y, et al. Factors Associated With Mental Health Outcomes Among Health Care Workers Exposed to Coronavirus Disease 2019. JAMA Network Open. 2020;3(3):e203976. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.3976

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