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Cognitive Study

| Published: June 25, 2020

Understanding mind and society in the wake of 19: a socio-psychological perspective

Mahua Roy

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Chandrakant Jamadar

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Government College (Autonomous) Gulbarga, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.084/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.084

ABSTRACT

The ensuing ‘lockdown’ due to the coronavirus epidemic has forced millions of people across the globe into ‘isolation’ within the confines of their four walls for days long. The lockdown on one hand, is necessary to break the chain of the virus, which in a short span, has claimed hundreds and thousands of lives all over the World; but, on the other hand, the lockdown is not without its consequences specially on the human mind. The present paper through review of pertinent literature endeavours to deal with the “right now” crisis in terms of understanding the impact of the crisis and the consequent lockdown specifically on human mind and the society in general.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.084/20200802

10.25215/0802.084

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