• Cristina KANTOR “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Mihaela CORLADE-ANDREI “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • P.L. NEDELEA “Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital Iasi
  • Ramona Gabriela URSU “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Diana ILIESCU BULGARU “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Carmen Diana CIMPOESU “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi


Worldwide, during COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare professionals have been exposed to professional and existential stress. The aims of this study were to evaluate of the emotional impact, the degree of resilience of medical staff, immediately after exposure to the risk of COVID-19. Material and methods: e enrolled 64 participants (30 doctors and 34 nurses), from the Emergency Department of the “Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital from Iasi. Each participant completed a self-report 63 items questionnaire. Self-perceived stress, depression symptoms, anxiety symptoms were measured in our research. SPSS 27.0 software was used for data analysis. Results: We have identified statistically significant difference between medical doctors and nursed regarding the possibility of managing the critical situation at the workplace and the difficulty understanding the situation at workplace. Sleep quality, positive emotions and life satisfaction need to be improved to increase the psychological resilience of healthcare professionals working during the COVID-19 pandemic. Conclusions: Doctors constitute the group with the lowest levels of psychological resilience among health care workers. This study confirms the need to improve positive emotions and weaken negative emotions of healthcare professionals.

Author Biographies

Cristina KANTOR, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
Ph.D. Student

Mihaela CORLADE-ANDREI, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Department of Surgery (II)
“Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital Iasi

Ramona Gabriela URSU, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Preventive Medicine and Interdisciplinarity

Diana ILIESCU BULGARU, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Medical Specialties (III)

Carmen Diana CIMPOESU, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Surgery (II)
“Sf. Spiridon” County Clinical Emergency Hospital Iasi


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