Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Role of Emotional Intelligence

Authors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24297/jssr.v15i.8750

Keywords:

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd), Coronavirus (Covid-19), Emotional Intelligence

Abstract

Uncommon events during different decades and centuries create several challenges in the human lifestyle. Truthfully, individuals with any circumstances that have been occurred throughout their life illustrate various reactions and behaviours. In some cases, they report some issues such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that is related to mental health which affected by any type of natural disasters, sickness, close relative dead, war, etc. At present, one of the crucial pandemic disasters caused by worldwide disease and death rates amongst individuals is Coronavirus (Covid-19) that has been spread enormous worries and anxiety in every society and country. The majority of individuals experienced this disaster and some of them demonstrate dissimilar types of anxiety and PTSD. The current literature review attempts to clarify the relation between Coronavirus (COVID-19) and PTSD based on the most recent investigations and reports, then link them to the role of Emotional Intelligence in reducing diverse unusual stress and severe nervousness such as PTSD that is the consequence of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Author Biography

Aida Mehrad, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain

 Department of Basic, Developmental and Educational Psychology

References

Akintayo, D. I., & Babalola, S. S. (2012). The impact of emotional intelligence on workers’ behavior in industrial organizations. Journal of Human and Social Psychology, 4(2), 83-90.

Alam, M. M. (2009). The relationships between the emotional intelligence and job satisfaction: Empirical findings from higher education institution in Malaysia. Journal of Management and Social Science, 5(2), 124-139.

Brackett, M. A., Rivers, S. E., Shiffman, S., Lerner, N., & Salovey, P. (2006). Relating emotional abilities to social functioning: A comparison of self-report and performance measures of emotional intelligence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91(4), 780-795. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.91.4.780

Darabi, M. (2012). Emotional intelligence a literature review. Journal of Applied Science Research, 8(6), 2991-2997.

Eating pangolins to extinction. (2014, July 29). Retrieved from https://www.iucn.org/content/eating-pangolins-extinction

Eshun, J. P., Eshun, S., & Yasenchak, R. (2010). Role of emotional intelligence and tacit knowledge in hypothetical management decisions: Support for a pedagogical shift in teaching business management students. The Educational Collaborative, 1-8.

Harms, P. D., & Credé, M. (2010). Emotional intelligence and transformational and transactional leadership: A meta-analysis. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 17, 5-17. https://doi.org/10.1177/1548051809350894

How did coronavirus start and where did it come from? Was it really Wuhan’s animal market? . (2020, April 28). Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/28/how-did-the-coronavirus-start-where-did-it-come-from-how-did-it-spread-humans-was-it-really-bats-pangolins-wuhan-animal-market

Janke, K., Driessen, M., Behnia, B., Wingenfeld, K., & Roepke, S. (2018). Emotional intelligence in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, borderline personality disorder and healthy controls. Psychiatry Res, 264, 290-296. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.03.078.

Kernbach, S., & Schutte, N. S. (2005). The impact of service provider emotional intelligence on customer satisfaction. Journal of Services Marketing, 19(7), 438-444. doi:10.1108/08876040510625945

Lopes, P. N., Brackett, M. A., Nezlek, J. B., Schütz, A., Sellin, I., & Salovey, P. (2004). Emotional Intelligence and Social Interaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(8), 1018–1034. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167204264762

Maul, A. (2012). The validity of Mayer-Salovey-Caruso emotional intelligence test (MSCEIT) as measure of emotional intelligence. Emotion Review, 4, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754073912445811

Mayer, J. D., & Salovey, P. (1997). What is emotional intelligence? In P. Salovey & D. Sluyter (Eds.), Emotional development and emotional intelligence: Educational implications (pp. 3–31). New York: Basic Books.

Platsidou, M. (2013). Trait emotional intelligence predicts happiness, but how? An empirical study in adolescents and young adults. International Journal of Wellbeing, 3(2), 197-209. doi: 10.5502/ijw. v3i2.6

Post-traumatic stress: How can you help a loved one? . (2019, August 7). Retrieved from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355967

Power, M. J., & Fyvie, C. (2013). The role of emotion in PTSD: two preliminary studies. Behav Cogn Psychother, 41(2),162-72. doi: 10.1017/S1352465812000148.

Pugach, C. P., Campbell, A. A., & Wiscois, B. E. (2020). Emotion regulation in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Rumination accounts for the association between emotion regulation difficulties and PTSD severity. J. Clin. Psychol, 76,508–525. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22879

Roccella, M. (2020). Children and Coronavirus Infection (Covid-19): What to Tell Children to Avoid Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Open Pediatric Medicine Journal, 10, 1-2. doi: 10.2174/1874309902010010001

Schutte, N. S., & Malouff, J. M. (2011). Emotional intelligence mediates the relationship between mindfulness and subjective well-being. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 50(7), 1116-1119. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2011.01.037

Schutte, N. S., Malouff, J. M., & Thorsteinsson, E. B. (2013). Increasing emotional intelligence through training: Current status and future directions. The International Journal of Emotional Education, 5(1), 56–72.

Shah, K., Kamrai, D., Mekala, H., Mann, B., Desai, K., & Patel, R. (2020). Focus on Mental Health During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Applying Learnings from the Past Outbreaks. Cureus ,12(3): e7405. doi:10.7759/cureus.7405

Sood, S. (2020). Psychological effects of the Coronavirus disease-2019 pandemic. Res Hum Med Educ ,7(1), 23-26.

Tang, L., Pan, L., Yuan, L., Zha, L. (2017). Prevalence and related factors of post-traumatic stress disorder among medical staff members exposed to H7N9 patients. International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 4(1), 63-67. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnss.2016.12.002

Torales, J., O’Higgins, M., Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., & Ventriglio, A. (2020). The outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus and its impact on global mental health. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020764020915212

WHO Timeline - COVID-19. (2020, April 22). Retrieved from https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/27-04-2020-who-timeline---covid-19

Published

2020-05-22

How to Cite

Aida Mehrad. (2020). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Role of Emotional Intelligence. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH, 15, 185-190. https://doi.org/10.24297/jssr.v15i.8750

Issue

Section

Articles