A member of staff at a hospital in Wuhan. A study suggests that doctors and nurses in China who suffered insomnia while treating Covid-19 patients are more likely to feel depressed and anxious than those able to get a good night’s rest. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

Medical staff suffering insomnia while treating coronavirus cases likely also to be depressed and anxious, research shows

  • Frontline medical staff who regularly lost sleep during the peak of the pandemic in China are, according to a study, more likely to feel depressed and anxious
  • Suggested strategies to overcome sleep disorders include stress relief to overcome negative thoughts and cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia
Topic |   Wellness
A member of staff at a hospital in Wuhan. A study suggests that doctors and nurses in China who suffered insomnia while treating Covid-19 patients are more likely to feel depressed and anxious than those able to get a good night’s rest. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
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