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| Published: May 25, 2020

Mental health among people in high and low affected pandemic area during lockdown

Resni. T. R

Msc Applied Psychology, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Kalai Vani. M

Msc Clinical Psychology, Christ College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.214/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.214

ABSTRACT

The present study ” Mental health among people in high and low affected pandemic area during lockdown” aims at exploring the difference in the impact of lock down on mental health of people from Tamil Nadu and Kerala which is one of the low and high infected pandemic area respectively. The study was conducted by collecting data from 230 people in and around kerala (N=115) and Tamilnadu (N=115) using simple random sampling technique. The basic information was collected using socio demographic status profile. General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) was used to assess mental health among the people. The data was analyzed by standard statistical tool like t-test. The results indicated that there is no significant difference in mental health among people from Tamilnadu and Kerala due to lockdown.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.214/20200802

10.25215/0802.214

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