An Empirical Study of Psychological Pressure on Doctors During Covid-19 at North Karnataka
Professor .S C Patil , Ramchandra G Killedar
Psychological pressure, covid-19 patients and Doctors
The pandemic Covid-19 has infected and affected unprecedented public health crisis. It has created unparalleled amount of psychological pressure on doctors while treating covid-19 patients. In this paper it has been analyzed and examined the potential areas and for measures to minimize psychological pressure on frontline warriors doctors. The total 112 doctors have responded in the survey. The data collected through structured questionnaire For the period from 29th October,2020 to 16thDecember,2020. The doctor who directly engaged in the diagnosis, treatment and care of Covid -19 patients were affected more and got lot of psychological pressure. Doctors feared contagion and infection to their family members, friends and colleagues. Some of doctors felt uncertainty and expressed severe disapproval for the profession and wanted to resign. But doctors took it as a challenge and they have served the covid-19 affected patients.