Professional Burnout, Symptoms of Emotional Disorders and Distress among Healthcare Professionals during the COVID-19 Epidemic


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Keywords: COVID-19 epidemic, professional burnout among healthcare professionals, emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, professional efficacy, emotional distress, depression, anxiety, psychological help

Journal rubric: Empirical Researches

Article type: scientific article


Acknowledgements. The authors express gratitude to all healthcare professionals of Moscow and regions who took part in the research. The authors are also grateful for assistance by the consultations in data processing period to A.A. Gerasimova, medical psychologist of the Moscow Service of Psychological Population Assistance.

For citation: Petrikov S.S., Kholmogorova A.B., Suroegina A.Y., Mikita O.Y., Roy A.P., Rakhmanina A.A. Professional Burnout, Symptoms of Emotional Disorders and Distress among Healthcare Professionals during the COVID-19 Epidemic. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2020. Vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 8–45. DOI: 10.17759/cpp.2020280202. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Sergey S. Petrikov, Doctor of Medicine, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, Director, Sklifosovsky Clinical and Research Institute for Emergency Medicine, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Alla B. Kholmogorova, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Leading Researcher, Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry (A Branch of the National Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology), Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Anastasiia Y. Suroegina, PhD in Psychology, Senior Researcher of the Department of Acute Poisoning and Psychosomatic Disorders, N.V. Sklifosovsky Research Institute of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Psychologist, Center of Rehabilitation “Overcoming”, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Olesya Y. Mikita, PhD in Psychology, Head of Educational and Clinical Department, Researcher, Department of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, N.V. Sklifosovsky Research Institute of Emergency Medicine, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Anita P. Roy, Medical Psychologist, Junior Researcher, The N.V. Sklifosovsky Research Institute of Emergency medicine, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Anastasiia A. Rakhmanina, Medical Psychologist, Junior Researcher, N.V. Sklifosovsky Research Institute of Emergency Medicine, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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