CBT-Informed Interventions for Essential Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Date of Review: September, 2020
Benhamou K, Piedra A. CBT-Informed Interventions for Essential Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Contemp Psychother. 2020 Jul 18 : 1–9.
This article discusses how essential workers face higher levels of anxiety and depression due to the COVID-19 pandemic and presents strategies to help address the increased anxiety and stress. The authors suggest that cognitive behavioral therapy basic skills combined with psychological first aid principles can help treat the anxiety, stress and depression caused by the pandemic.