Sadness in nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Sadness
COVID-19
pandemic
nurse

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Uyar, S., Yalın, H. ., & Eti Aslan, F. . (2022). Sadness in nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic. HEALTH SCIENCES QUARTERLY, 2(1), 45-51. https://doi.org/10.26900/hsq.2.1.06

Abstract

This study aimed to draw attention to sadness and ensure that the sense of sadness experienced by nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic is noticed. During the pandemic, the sadness of nurses who have the most and close contact with patients should be evaluated. Support programs that would increase psychological resilience should be implemented for them to experience sadness at the lowest levels possible. If healthcare system managers improve the conditions that lead to nurses experiencing sadness and provide the necessary support to them, nurses will feel safe and perform their jobs willingly and enthusiastically.

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