MENTAL HEALTH OF THE MEDICAL STAFF IN THE SPREAD OF CORONA EPIDEMIC
The study aimed at identifying the degree to which medical staff had psychological health in light of the spread of the Corona epidemic. The study sample consisted of (51) members of medical staff who is working in Palestinian health centers. The modified psychological health scale was adopted (SCL_90_R). The study came out with a set of results, the most important of which are: that there are no statistically significant differences in the averages of possessing the psychological health among medical staff according to the sex and age variables, it also showed the level of mental health was low, and that there was a high rate of acceptance on the mental health scale of the obsessive-compulsive disorder with a high arithmetic average. Whereas, the average was low at the psychotic dimension, which means that the respondents rejected psychotic characteristics in the psychological health scale. The study came out with a number of recommendations, the most important of which is activating the role of supporting programs and psychological immunization to deal with emergency conditions and crises.
Keywords: Mental Health, Corona Epidemic, Medical Staff.