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COVID-19

Psychological support for frontline staff during a pandemic

PubMed - search for articles. ** Note that this is not a comprehensive search as references may appear in other databases.


Australian sources

Framework to support staff mental health and wellbeing: COVID-19 - WA Health - 16 April 2020

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists - COVID-19 information

Life in mind - Coronavirus (COVID-10) mental health support

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for Australians - Australian Psychological Society, including:
Tips for coping with coronavirus anxiety   and
Maintaining your mental health during social isolation

Work and mental health - implications of COVID-19 - Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre - May 2020

International sources

COVID-19: Peer support and crisis communication strategies to promote institutional resilience - Annals of Internal Medicine - 6 April 2020

American Psychological Association COVID-19 Information and Resources

British Psychological Society - Responding to Coronavirus: Resources and Support [for the public and for professionals]

Royal College of Psychiatrists Guidance for clinicians

Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty - Psychology Tools - 19 March 2020

Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak - WHO - 18 March 2020

 

** Most major publishers have made all COVID-19 papers available open access. In general it is advisable to follow the Get it @ E/SMHS button to reach full text to avoid paywalls.  Quick ways to connect to paywalled full text - bookmarklets and the LibKey Nomad browser plug-in (note the caveats - these are effective but not 100% effective).

Psychological support for patients and the community

PubMed - search for articles. ** Note that this is not a comprehensive search as references may appear in other databases.  Will include references to papers on the impact on staff as well as on the public.

GoogleScholar search


Life in mind - Coronavirus (COVID-10) mental health support

American Psychological Association COVID-19 Information and Resources

British Psychological Society - Responding to Coronavirus: Resources and Support [for the public and for professionals]

Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty - Psychology Tools - 19 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for Australians - Australian Psychological Society, including:
Tips for coping with coronavirus anxiety   and
Maintaining your mental health during social isolation

COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing – Public Health England – 29 March 2020

Download the “Coronavirus Australia” government app  - Apple App Store or Google Play and use the WhatsApp Channel on IOS or Android

 

** Most major publishers have made all COVID-19 papers available open access. In general it is advisable to follow the Get it @ E/SMHS button to reach full text to avoid paywalls.  Quick ways to connect to paywalled full text - bookmarklets and the LibKey Nomad browser plug-in (note the caveats - these are effective but not 100% effective).

 A National COVID-19 Pandemic Issues Paper on Mental Health and Wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant, The University of Western Australia Poche Centre for Indigenous Health - Dudgeon, P., Derry, K. L. Wright, M. - June 2020