BackgroundThe COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with significant psychological and social distress worldwide. We investigated fear and depression among adults in Cameroon during different phases of the COVID-19 outbreak.MethodsAn online survey was conducted in Cameroon from June–December 2020 using a structured questionnaire. Socio-demographic ...
BMC Oral Health
BackgroundDental fear is associated with the experience of prior dental treatment and avoidance of dental visits. It remains unclear if individuals show an intention of avoidance (IA) towards treatments that they have not received (i.e., non-experienced dental treatment). The study aims to investigated (a) if individuals showed an increased fear an...
International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
This study was aimed to determine the fear of COVID-19 and related factors in patients. This study was conducted with 639 patients who were admitted to the emergency department. Data were collected using the sociodemographic characteristics form, Fear of COVID-19 scale (FCV-19S). The data were evaluated with Student’s t-test to compare two groups a...
COVID-19; Fear; Depression; Adult population; Bangladesh
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine
International Journal for the Semiotics of Law
Identity as traditionally conceived in mainstream Western thought is focused on theory, representation, knowledge, subjectivity and is centrally important in the works of Emmanuel Levinas. His critique of Western culture and corresponding notion of identity at its foundations typically raises the question of the other. Alterity in Levinas indicates...
Objectives COVID-19–related news is important for adherence to public health measures. We examined predictors of interest and avoidance of COVID-19 news in Lithuania. Study design This is an online survey. Methods An online survey was conducted between October and December 2020 targeting the general population in Lithuania. Participants rated their...
Objective: To evaluate the knowledge, believes, psychological and behavioural impact of COVID-19 on the general population in the Middle East, exploring how it impacted public lives. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional online survey was sent to a convenience sample in the Middle East through social media (Facebook and WhatsApp) between 16th of J...
Health Promotion Perspectives
Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has generated changes due to confinement, this measure can increase the perception of loneliness. The objective was to estimate the frequencies of emotional, social and general loneliness and their association with fear and anxiety with COVID-19, religiosity and severe deterioration of qu...
Social Science & Medicine (1982)
Rationale An important public health strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic was the protection of people at risk of severe progressions of an infection; namely, older people and people with pre-existing conditions. Objective To improve public health communication, it is vital to understand, which sociodemographic and psychological factors drive olde...