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Early evidence and predictors of mental distress of adults one month in the COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil

Authors
  • Zhang, Stephen Xu1
  • Wang, Yifei2
  • Jahanshahi, Asghar Afshar3
  • Li, Jizhen4
  • Schmitt, Valentina Gomes Haensel5
  • 1 University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2 Tongji University, China
  • 3 CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School (CCGBS), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), Lima, Peru
  • 4 Tsinghua University, China
  • 5 University of Lima, Peru
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Psychosomatic Research
Publisher
Elsevier Inc.
Publication Date
Jan 19, 2021
Volume
142
Pages
110366–110366
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110366
PMID: 33494004
PMCID: PMC7816874
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Article
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Abstract

• Early evidence of mental distress of Brazilian adults in COVID-19 crisis. • In March 2020, 52% of the adults in Brazil experienced mild or moderate distress. • In March 2020, 18.8% of the adults in Brazil suffered severe mental distress. • Female, younger, more educated or less exercised individuals had higher distress. • Adults further from the epicenter or attended workplace less often suffered more.

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