Introduction: Mental disorders are one of the problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the general population, so the objective of the study is to determine depression, anxiety and stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic in residents who go to a community health facility in North Lima, Methods: It is a quantitative, descriptive-cross-sectional study, with a total population of 140 people attending a community health facility, who answered a questionnaire on sociodemographic aspects and the scale of depression, anxiety and stress, Results In their results, we can observe that 51.4% (n=72) of the participants have moderate depression, 45% (n=63) moderate anxiety and 42.1% (n=59) moderate stress, Conclusions: In conclusion, actions aimed at the mental health of the general population due to the COVID-19 pandemic must be reinforced, improved or implemented in a comprehensive manner
The article is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Unless otherwise stated, associated published material is distributed under the same licence.
The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publisher and the editor(s). We stay neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.