The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the psychological health of midwives

Objective. The SARS-COV2 pandemic has changed the therapeutic relationship between women and midwives and these changes have been perceived as stressors. The aim of this work is to investigate the effect of these stressors on midwives through an online questionnaire.
Materials and Methods. The VRS tool was used and statistical analysis was performed using Stata.
Results. Significant differences were found in the somatization cluster and in subjective stress cluster.
Conclusions. The analysis shows that there is a need to implement resilience-enhancing factors such as communication, sharing of distress and the presence of support.

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