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Professor and HOD, Mental Health Nursing Department, Sri Gokulam College of Nursing, Salem, Tamilnadu. (Affliated to TN. DR. MGR. Medical University, Chennai, TNNMC, Chennai and INC, New Delhi.)
Volume - 11,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2023
Introduction: Quarantines and lockdowns are the type of social restrictions and isolation that cause many adverse effects including psychological aspects for anyone who experienced. Aim: Determine the level of psychological impact of COVID-19 lockdown among adolescents. Methods: Descriptive design was adopted. 100 adolescents were selected by convenience sampling technique. Self administered questionnaire was prepared to assess the psychological impact of COVID-19 lockdown. The data analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The study findings revealed that, the adolescents doesn’t have the major psychological impact like Depression (79%), anxiety (78%) and stress (99%), during the Covid-19 Lockdown. The all three domains of Psychological impact (depression, anxiety and stress) having a positive relationships within them. There is significant association found between the psychological impact of COVID-19 lockdown with their age, years of study with level of depression. Exposure to COVID-19 infectionand parents belongs to frontline health worker were got associated with anxiety. There is no significant association found with stress and selected demographic variables. Conclusion: The COVID-19 Lockdown has been found no any major impact of Psychological health among selected adolescents. Hence it need further research on different settings. Implications for practice: Mental Health nurses have responsibilities to identify the psychological health among adolescents at pandemic/lockdown period.
Cite this article:
Saravanan S.. Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown among Adolescents. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(4):290-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00065
Saravanan S.. Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown among Adolescents. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(4):290-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00065 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-4-4
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