COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Task Force. (2020). Preventing and Addressing Moral Injury Affecting Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Moral injury (sometimes known as moral distress) refers to the psychological, behavioral, social, and/or spiritual distress experienced by individuals who are performing or exposed to actions that contradict their moral values. This document is intended to support healthcare workers in identifying and preventing moral injury and providing support for those affected.