Anxiety, Depression and Sleep Disorders during Coronavirus Disease: A Systematic Review

Hayat Sine 1 *
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1 Clinical Epidemiology and Medico-Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V-Rabat University, MOROCCO
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EUR J BASIC MED SCI, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp. 11-26.
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Background: The world is facing a major health crisis. COVID-19 is a serious disease that has and continues to spread, ravaging lives in every country and causing mental health consequences and sequelae.

Methods:  A systematic review was conducted by the recommendations of the "Preferred Reporting Elements for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses" (PRISMA). The abstract, Scopus, PubMed, and Google scholar databases were specifically reviewed from January 2020 to May 2020.

Results: Twenty-one observational studies with a total of 111407 participants were included in this systematic review.  The results suggest a prevalence of symptoms of anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conclusions: COVID-19 is a significant mental health burden. However, it is not possible to generalize the results and there is a need for research in other countries, particularly in developing countries and among vulnerable people.


Sine H. Anxiety, Depression and Sleep Disorders during Coronavirus Disease: A Systematic Review. Eur J Basic Med Sci. 2020;10(1):11-26.


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