Psychometric Assessment of Morbid Fear of COVID-19 and Its Homoeopathic Management—A Treatment Perspective through Case Reports
Fear of an infection is posing a major threat in the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. Although nothing novel but still when we see historically over the times, fear of infection in any pandemic crisis remains the same even after the advent of modern medical advancements. This morbid fear of risk of infection has more traumatic effect psychologically than reality of succumbing to an infection and its recovery. Nevertheless, the cause of the fear and its management is very important in this COVID-19 crisis situation. Homoeopathy system of medicine offers a safe, palatable, economical and an eco-friendly management solution to tackle this morbid fear. Homoeopathy is being used by the public since a very long time and people continue to experience its overall health benefits with utmost trust and diligence. Two cases of morbid fear of COVID-19 infection treated homoeopathically with positive outcome are presented here.
KeywordsArsenic album - COVID-19 - homoeopathic management - Fear of COVID-19 scale - Modified Naranjo Criteria - morbid fear - pandemic - psychometric assessment
08 September 2020 (online)
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