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Severe stress mimic hearth disease during the covid-19 pandemic

Abdullah, Fa’iza and Mohd Razib, Mohd Zhafri and Mat Nor, Mohd Basri (2021) Severe stress mimic hearth disease during the covid-19 pandemic. In: Virtual Medical Research Symposium 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)

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1. The COVID-19 pandemic resulting in economic recession has negatively affected many people's mental health due to isolation, burnout, or financial crisis resulting in job loss linked to poor mental health outcomes (Panchal et al., 2021). 2. This case described a young working adult man who suffered from severe stress during pandemic COVID�19 presented with heart disease symptoms. He was referred to a cardiologist, and all investigations related to cardiovascular disease were normal. He came back with worsening symptoms. Depression Anxiety Stress Scales 21-item (DASS-21) (Lovibond et al., 1995) revealed a very high score for stress and anxiety. 3. Stress management counselling includes detecting the underlying stress, mainly contributed by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, behavioural changes, stress coping skills and spiritual empowerment. A twelve-week follow-up reassessment of stress level has shown a significant improvement in DASS score

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 5838/95421
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RB Pathology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2021 16:14
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2022 16:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/95421

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