Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Mental Health of Youth

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Dr. Akshatha K., Dr. Vidhya Vinutha D’Souza


Covid 19 Pandemic led to several mental health implications for the people from all the age groups. However, school and college going students are most affected to it. School and college closure affected the students in different levels. The present study aimed at assessing the impact of Covid-19 lockdown on mental health of Youth. The type of study is quantitative in nature. The descriptive research design was used for the study. With regard to selection of students’ researcher has chosen two Post-Graduation Centers, which belong to semi urban and urban areas. With regard to selection of the school’s researcher has chosen purposive sampling method. With regard to selection of students’ researcher used convenience sampling. Both male and female students studying in first- and second-year class were taken in to consideration for the study. Data was collected virtually. The total populations of the study were 200 students. Questionnaire method was used as a tool to collect the data from students. The result reveals that students have faced one or the other mental health issues during lockdown.

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