According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), anxiety disorders include disorders that share features of excessive fear and anxiety and related behavioral disturbances.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, mental disorders such as anxiety increased for those who previously suffered from the disorder, and developed in those who did not have an issue with anxiety.
2 page paper on anxiety during the COVID -19 pandemic, and how it has affected:
1. Patients perception during their illnesses.
2. Patient care from health care workers.
3. How the pandemic affected healthcare workers anxiety levels.
4. Coping mechanisms for patients.
5. Coping mechanisms for healthcare workers.
Guidelines for the paper:
· follow APA rules when writing your paper
· Please type your paper
· Please have an introduction and conclusion
· Please use 2-3 references for your paper