Investigation of psychiatric symptoms in individuals in Turkey during the COVID-19 outbreak


Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, vol.58, no.1, pp.79-86, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ppc.12809
  • Journal Name: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-86
  • Keywords: COVID-19, mental health, outbreak, psychiatric symptoms, MENTAL-HEALTH-CARE, CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


© 2021 Wiley Periodicals LLCPurpose: The aim of this study was to determine the psychiatric symptoms and the effective factors in individuals in Turkey during COVID-19 outbreak. Design and Methods: The descriptive study was conducted on individuals aged 18 and older living in Turkey. The questionnaire was prepared in Google form, and individuals were invited electronically. Findings: The pandemic has affected the mental health of society adversely. Anxiety, depression, negative self, hostility, and somatization levels are higher in women, individuals under the age of 40, and those without children. Practice implications: These results will shed light on the planning of community mental health services.