Psychiatric Hospitalizations in Times of a Pandemic: A Portuguese Experience

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Tânia Patrícia Vasques Alves - Corresponding Author

Tânia Patrícia Vasques Alves [tpvalves100@gmail.com]
Av. Maria de Lourdes de Mello Castro – Ap. 118, 2304-909 Tomar, Portugal

António José Cardoso Carvalho
Melissa Alfafar Marques

Abstract

Studies have shown that patients with psychiatric pathology exacerbated their symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic, which, together with the decrease in programmed medical activity, could lead to a greater influx of patients to psychiatric acute care units. [...]

Keywords: COVID-19; Mental Health; Pandemics; Psychiatric Department, Hospital

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Vasques Alves TP, Cardoso Carvalho AJ, Alfafar Marques M. Psychiatric Hospitalizations in Times of a Pandemic: A Portuguese Experience. Gaz Med [Internet]. 2022 Feb. 16 [cited 2022 Nov. 30];9(2):190-2. Available from: https://gazetamedica.pt/index.php/gazeta/article/view/568
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