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| Published: June 25, 2020

The psychosocial problems faced in COVID-19 nation-wide lockdown in India

Shah Virakti D.

Rehabilitation Psychologist, Gujarat, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.076/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.076

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The studies on experiences faced by people during the spread of Coronavirus pandemic and its spread are unique and unprecedented. To help the individuals experiencing lockdown in India, it is essential to elicit an in-depth understanding of the psychological and social problems experienced by the people in India. We identified the factors specifically important to assert healthy psycho-social functioning and provided a secured platform to share all concerns regarding the factors under study. Our overall conclusion is that participants (N=20) are experiencing significant changes in daily life schedules affecting eating and sleeping patterns and general health and the online nature of study and work platforms. This is an indication to other researchers for further investigation and to mental health professionals for keeping a check on during intakes and counselling sessions.

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Shah Virakti D. @ viraktidhaval@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.076/20200802

10.25215/0802.076

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020