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| Published: May 25, 2020

Aggression and hopelessness in general population during COVID-19 lockdown period

Asha Kurian

Clinical Psychologist, Msc, M.Phil Clinical Psychology, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Nithin Nishad

Msc Forensic Psychology student, SFSRM, Raksha Shakti University Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.246/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.246

ABSTRACT

The sudden emergence of Covid -19 and the lock down followed by it has created several psychological issues among people. The current study focuses to identify the level of aggression and hopelessness among people in India during this period. The sample consists of 250 people from various states of India. Data was collected online using Aggression questionnaire (Buss and Parry) and Becks hopelessness scale. The data was scored and analyzed using SPSS. The result shows that the level of aggression is more in males and females have a high level of hopelessness during this lock down period. The study concludes by noting the measures to reduce aggression and hopelessness among the affected.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.246/20200802

10.25215/0802.246

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Published in   Annual Special Issue on COVID-19: A COMPILATION OF ITS IMPACT & SOLUTIONS