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eHealth interventions can potentially provide cost-effective and accessible support for stress-related problems in healthcare professionals
  1. Anna Bratt,
  2. André Kalmendal
  1. Department of Psychology, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anna Bratt, Department of Psychology, Linnaeus University, Växjö, 352 52, Sweden; anna.bratt{at}

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Commentary on: López-Del-Hoyo Y, Fernández-Martínez S, Pérez-Aranda A, Barceló-Soler A, Bani M, Russo S, Urcola-Pardo F, Strepparava MG, García-Campayo J. Effects of eHealth interventions on stress reduction and mental health promotion in healthcare professionals: A systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Jan 26. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16634. Epub ahead of print.

Implications for practice and research

  • eHealth interventions can potentially provide cost-effective and easily accessible support for stress-related problems, and reducing sick leave occurrences in healthcare professionals.

  • To establish the effectiveness of interventions targeting healthcare professionals, researchers should prioritise conducting additional studies with larger sample sizes in order to conduct meta-analytic synthesis for more robust and comprehensive conclusions.


Healthcare professionals (HCPs) encounter work-related challenges that elevate the risk of mental health issues like anxiety, depression and stress. The escalating number of sick leaves due to work-induced stress exacerbates the shortage of active HCPs. Employing digitisation can offer …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.