A Study of the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Lock-Down on India's Mental Health

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Published: 2022-06-18

Page: 376-383


D. Amutha *

St. Mary's College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Abishekapatti, Tirunelveli – 627012, Tamil Nadu, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Unprecedented losses have been inflicted on the global COVID-19 pandemic. Every sector of Indian society is at risk because of its status as an emerging economy. The study aimed to gauge public opinion in India about the coronavirus pandemic and the level of satisfaction with government response efforts during the middle stages of the outbreak. The study's foundation is based on source data. The study was capped at 75 participants. Data was gathered through a well-designed questionnaire and an online survey. July 2021 was the end of the data collection period. Different statistical methods, such as Proportions and averages, and tests of statistical significance were used to analyse the information gleaned from the primary source during the research process. Mentally inactive health is an issue for 9.33 percent of Defendants, while 6.67 percent are unsure of the future, 12.00 percent worry about their family and children's future, and 28.00 percent are concerned about their health 38.67 percent are exhausted. However, only 5.33 percent of the participants said they were not hungry. 69.33 percent of those polled thought that local, district and state governments were doing an excellent job containing the pandemic. Thirty-seven percent of those polled expressed dissatisfaction with the measures taken by local, district, and state governments to contain the pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19, lock-down, pandemic awareness, Government initiatives, psychological impact


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Amutha, D. (2022). A Study of the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Lock-Down on India’s Mental Health. Asian Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 4(1), 376–383. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJEFM/article/view/1616

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