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Psychological burden of the COVID-19 pandemic 6 months after the outbreak — the voice of the young doctors’ generation: An international survey

Katarzyna Czerwińska-Jelonkiewicz12, Anna Beneria3, Jordi Bañeras4, Przemysław Kwasiborski5, Poonam Velagapudi6, Nkechinyere Ijioma7, Maria Trêpa8, Chala Fekadu9, Christophe Vandenbriele10, Maria Stratinaki11, Han Naung Tun12, Diego Araiza Garaygordobil13, Monica Verdoia14, Sara Moscatelli15, Anastasia Shchendrygina16, Alice Wood17, Victoria Johnson18, Sebastian Reinstadler19, Milica Aleksic20, Michał Pazdernik21, Alex Rosenberg1
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2022.0065
Pubmed: 35235998
Kardiol Pol 2022;80(4):485-488.
  1. Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, Harefield Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
  2. Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University, Kraków, Poland
  3. Department of Psychiatry, Vall d’Hebron Hospital Universitari, Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus, Barcelona, Spain
  4. Acute Cardiovascular Care Unit, Department of Cardiology, Centre de Simulacio´ Clı´nica Avancada VHISCA, Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus, Barcelona, Spain
  5. 3rd Department of Internal Diseases and Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
  6. University of Nebraska Medical Center, NE, US
  7. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, US
  8. Cardiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Porto, Portugal
  9. Addis Ababa University, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  10. Campus Gasthuisberg, UZ Leuven, Belgium
  11. Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Venizeleio, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  12. Heart and Vascular Centre, Victoria Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar and Tufts Medical Center, Boston, US
  13. Coronary Care Unit, Instituto Nacional de Cardiología “Ignacio Chávez”, México City, México
  14. Cardiology and ICU, Ospedale degli Infermi, ASL Biella, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Biella, Italy
  15. Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
  16. 1st Department of Hospital Therapy, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russian Federation
  17. Cardiology Department, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
  18. Department of Cardiology, University Giessen, Germany
  19. University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
  20. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Medical Center Bezanijska kosa Belgrade, Serbia
  21. Department of Cardiology, Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM), Prague, Czech Republic

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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(4):485-488.


Katarzyna Czerwińska-Jelonkiewicz
Anna Beneria
Jordi Bañeras
Przemysław Kwasiborski
Poonam Velagapudi
Nkechinyere Ijioma
Maria Trêpa
Chala Fekadu
Christophe Vandenbriele
Maria Stratinaki
Han Naung Tun
Diego Araiza Garaygordobil
Monica Verdoia
Sara Moscatelli
Anastasia Shchendrygina
Alice Wood
Victoria Johnson
Sebastian Reinstadler
Milica Aleksic
Michał Pazdernik
Alex Rosenberg

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