Italy has been the first European country to face the Covid-19 pandemic in all its dramatic presence. According to official national reports, based on the analysis of 32 448 patients died positive for Covid-19 in Italy; the mean age of people who died from this pandemic was 80 years.2 Furthermore, overall the 21.5% and the 59.7% of the sample presented respectively two or three comorbidities with the most frequent being cardiovascular diseases (ischaemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, stroke, hypertension), type-2 diabetes, dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Psychological intervention with elderly people during the COVID-19 pandemic: the experience of a nursing home in Italy / Renzi, A.; Verrusio, W.; Messina, M.; Gaj, F.. - In: PSYCHOGERIATRICS. - ISSN 1346-3500. - 20:6(2020), pp. 918-919. [10.1111/psyg.12594]

Psychological intervention with elderly people during the COVID-19 pandemic: the experience of a nursing home in Italy

Renzi A.
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Verrusio W.;Gaj F.
2020

Abstract

Italy has been the first European country to face the Covid-19 pandemic in all its dramatic presence. According to official national reports, based on the analysis of 32 448 patients died positive for Covid-19 in Italy; the mean age of people who died from this pandemic was 80 years.2 Furthermore, overall the 21.5% and the 59.7% of the sample presented respectively two or three comorbidities with the most frequent being cardiovascular diseases (ischaemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, stroke, hypertension), type-2 diabetes, dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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