Volume 10 Issue 10 - 2021
Fear and Anxiety of Pregnant Women in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era
Kosar Qaderi1* and Hojjatollah Farahani2
1Ph.D. in Reproductive Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran
2Department of Psychology, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Kosar Qaderi, Ph.D. in Reproductive Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
Received: August 20, 2021; Published: September 28, 2021

The emergence of COVID-19 and the public health consequences of this pandemic was devastating [1] and have caused fear, anxiety and worry among people around the world, although the psychosocial aspect has not yet been wholly addressed [2]. Worldwide, as of August 18, 2021, approximately 208 million infections (confirmed cases) and 4.37 million deaths have been reported to the WHO [3]. Constant exposure to information about epidemics and unanswered questions such as when pandemics end and treatment methods, quarantine and isolation, and their effects on social relationships can have a detrimental effect on mental health [1,4]. These disruptions have had a significant impact on the health, safety, and well-being of individuals. In addition to the fear of the virus itself, the uncertainty caused by the closure of educational centers, services, stores and many other occupations has caused a social and economic crisis, which has a serious impact on people’s mental health [1].


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Citation: Kosar Qaderi and Hojjatollah Farahani. “Fear and Anxiety of Pregnant Women in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era”. EC Gynaecology 10.10 (2021): 122-124.

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