Counselling for COVID-19 Patients: Implications for Social Well-Being

American Journal of Social and Humanitarian Research, Vol. 1, No.3, June-July 2020

8 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2020

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Anietie Imo Effiong

Delcanimoff Integrated Services

Ime Robson Nseobot

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Ikoroha Innocent Simeon

University of Uyo (UNIUYO)

Ursula Ette

University of Uyo (UNIUYO)

Mansoor Ahmed Soomro

Department of Business Administration, University of Sindh, Jamshoro; University of Sindh - Institute of Business Administration

Dr. Ashifa KM

Istanbul Gelisim University

Dr. Vinesh Dinnoo

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Akpan Udemeobong Edet

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: June 2, 2020

Abstract

The stress of being diagnosed with corona virus can spring up unresolved conflicts for any human. Counselling is one of the professions that can contribute to the resolution of same problem faced by individual’s diagnosed with corona virus. Counselling forcorona virus patients include approaches such as emotional support, group counselling, counseling, counselling for self-care, sexual health counselling, family counselling, lifestyle counselling and counselling for the aged. One of the implications for social wellbeing is the stimulation of patients to fight actively, replacing passivity, helplessness and resignation with positivity. Isolation Centres around the world that manage Corona virus patients should set up counselling centres to assist patients inreceiving help from trained counsellors to promote psychosocial wellbeing. Counsellors must further educate themselves and seek out opportunities for personal growth, as well as training and the best counselling practices for corona virus patients were recommended among others for effective counselling of corona virus patients.

Note: Funding: None to declare

Declaration of Interest: None to declare

Suggested Citation

Effiong, Anietie Imo and Nseobot, Ime Robson and Simeon, Ikoroha Innocent and Ette, Ursula and Ahmed Soomro, Mansoor and Ahmed Soomro, Mansoor and KM, Dr. Ashifa and Dinnoo, Dr. Vinesh and Edet, Akpan Udemeobong, Counselling for COVID-19 Patients: Implications for Social Well-Being (June 2, 2020). American Journal of Social and Humanitarian Research, Vol. 1, No.3, June-July 2020 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3616731

Anietie Imo Effiong (Contact Author)

Delcanimoff Integrated Services ( email )

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Ime Robson Nseobot

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic ( email )

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Ikoroha Innocent Simeon

University of Uyo (UNIUYO) ( email )

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Ursula Ette

University of Uyo (UNIUYO)

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Nigeria

Mansoor Ahmed Soomro

Department of Business Administration, University of Sindh, Jamshoro ( email )

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Pakistan
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University of Sindh - Institute of Business Administration ( email )

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Pakistan

Dr. Ashifa KM

Istanbul Gelisim University ( email )

İstanbul
Turkey

Dr. Vinesh Dinnoo

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Akpan Udemeobong Edet

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