COVID Isolation on Sleep and Health in Healthcare Workers

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  • Conroy, Deirdre (University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry)
  • Goldstein, Cathy (University of Michigan Department of Neurology)
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  • Abstract

    Brief Summary Statement Current Knowledge/Study Rationale: Previous studies conducted across the globe have shown higher stress, worsening mental health, and worsening sleep patterns in front line healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The rationale for this study was to examine whether sleep, mood, and health related behaviors might differ between healthcare workers who transitioned to conducting care from home and those who continued to report in-person to their respective hospitals or healthcare facilities. Study Impact: This study shows worsening mood across healthcare workers, regardless of whether they were working from home or continuing to report to work. Our findings highlight the need for support programs to monitor mood and health during the during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    DOI: 10.3886/E127081
  • Conroy, Deirdre A., Aliya Moreira, and Cathy A. Goldstein. “The Differential Effects of Stay at Home Orders on Mood and Sleep.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, November 10, 2020.
    • ID: 10.5664/jcsm.8982 (DOI)
  • Conroy, Deirdre A., Nicole L. Hadler, Echelle Cho, Aliya Moreira, Chamisa MacKenzie, Leslie M. Swanson, Helen J. Burgess, J. Todd Arnedt, and Cathy A. Goldstein. “The Effects of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order on Sleep, Health, and Working Patterns: A Survey Study of United States Health Care Workers.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, September 25, 2020.
    • ID: 10.5664/jcsm.8808 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2021-02-18 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2021-02-18