ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

Bahareh Baghchi
Department of Emergency Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical sciences, Kermanshah, Iran


  • Review Article   
    Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Patients with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders: A Review Study
    Author(s): Mina Mohseni, Payam Khalafi, Shadi Hajizamani and Bahareh Baghchi*

    Various measures, including social distancing and quarantine, in order to prevent the progression of the COVID-19 epidemic have led to problems in the community. One of the main consequences of COVID-19 in society is the occurrence of various psychological disorders worldwide. Meanwhile, patients with schizophrenia may be more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19. Therefore, the present review study was conducted to investigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. 408 articles were collected and analyzed from the databases of the MEDLINE, PUBMED, Scopus, Science direct, and EMBASE. A total of 33 papers were evaluated for eligibility, but only 17 articles were included in the study because they met all inclusion criteria. In this review study, it was hypothesized that the restrictions imposed by the prevalence of COVID 19 would lead t.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.3371/CSRP.MMPK.041822

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