Aleena Thomas, Anagha KV, Febin Irshad, Jyothilakshmi, Kripa Chinnu, Princy Jessan, Shalu Shajan, Sreelakshmi T, Bindu Nair, Jaya Mathew
Aleena Thomas1, Anagha KV1, Febin Irshad1, Jyothilakshmi1, Kripa Chinnu1, Princy Jessan1, Shalu Shajan1, Sreelakshmi T1, Bindu Nair2, Jaya Mathew3
1B.Sc. Nursing students, Tiruvalla Medical Mission College of Nursing.
2Assistant Professor, Tiruvalla Medical Mission College of Nursing.
3Vice Principal cum Head of the Department (Mental Health Nursing), Tiruvalla Medical Mission College of Nursing.
Volume - 9,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2021
Background: In January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Covid-19 is characterized as pandemic. It is a major health crisis affecting several nations. The crisis generates stresses throughout the population. This pandemic condition is leading the public to experience psychosocial problems such as post- traumatic stress disorders, psychological distress, depression and anxiety. Objectives: 1. To assess the psychosocial issues of family members of third year BSc nursing students regarding the covid-19 pandemic. 2. To find out the association between the psychosocial issues with demographic variables. 3. To implement psychosocial education to overcome the psychosocial issues related to covid -19 pandemic. Methodology: A Non-experimental descriptive survey design was used to assess the perceived psychosocial issues associated with COVID-19 pandemic among the family members. The study was conducted among 50 samples selected by inclusion and exclusion criteria through random sampling technique. The data was collected by using a baseline data questionnaire. The data were collected, tabulated and analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Chi-square test was used to find out the association between selected demographic variables and psychological issues. Results: In the present study, the finding shows that the 76% of the parents have moderate impact on daily life style. 64% of parents have a mild impact on finance. 61% of the parents have mild insomnia. 60% of the parents have moderate level of anxiety and depression. Conclusion: The study concludes that psychosocial issues are a common phenomenon among the parents and grandparents.
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Aleena Thomas, Anagha KV, Febin Irshad, Jyothilakshmi, Kripa Chinnu, Princy Jessan, Shalu Shajan, Sreelakshmi T, Bindu Nair, Jaya Mathew. A study to Assess the Psychosocial Issues Associated with Covid-19 Pandemic among the Family Members of Third year B.Sc. Nursing Students in selected Colleges of Pathanamthitta District. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):417-9. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00096
Aleena Thomas, Anagha KV, Febin Irshad, Jyothilakshmi, Kripa Chinnu, Princy Jessan, Shalu Shajan, Sreelakshmi T, Bindu Nair, Jaya Mathew. A study to Assess the Psychosocial Issues Associated with Covid-19 Pandemic among the Family Members of Third year B.Sc. Nursing Students in selected Colleges of Pathanamthitta District. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):417-9. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00096 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-4-6
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