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Introduction: This study aims to assess the role of psychological support for medical personnel for COVID-19 patients in controlling patient anxiety and the success rate of healing patients in self-isolation at home.
Methods: This study is an analytic observational study with a cross-sectional design. A total of 30 research subjects participated in this study. This study focuses on knowing the anxiety of patients with confirmed COVID-19 as the dependent variable using the Zung-Self Anxiety Rating Scale (ZSAS) instrument with 25 valid anxiety questions using a Likert scale.
Results: Characteristics of respondents based on gender showed that most of the adults were female (75%). Psychological support shows a role in improving the anxiety level of COVID-19 patients, where there is an improvement in the anxiety level of about 10% of COVID-19 patients.
Conclusion: Psychological support provided by medical personnel plays a role in reducing the anxiety level of COVID-19 sufferers and survivors.
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