Year 2020, Volume 3 , Issue 3, Pages 82 - 87 2020-09-01

Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental Health and its correlation with physical health among Healthy Working Adults: A Quantitative Study

Janula RAJU [1] , Raju ASİRVATHAM [2] , Chithra R A [3]


COVID-19 pandemic lockdown caused sudden and drastic alteration in the daily routine, which resulted in a psychological burden for the general population. So the study aimed to study the effect of lockdown on mental health and its correlation with physical health among healthy working adults. This qualitative, cross-sectional study was conducted in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, the southernmost state of India. A convenient sample of 590 healthy working adults was participated and completed a self-administered questionnaire. A paired t-test was used to compare the mean score of physical and mental health. Pearson correlation test was used to determine the correlation between physical symptoms and mental health. Descriptive statistics were used to describe the frequencies of variables. A significant P value was set at 0.05 at 95% confidence interval. The results showed that more than half (56.6%) of participants were reported that they had good physical health, on the other side more than half (55.1%) of participants reported that they had an average level of mental health during the lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic. The physical symptoms like headache, sleeping pattern, gas trouble, indigestion, and palpitation were had a correlation with mental health. In conclusion, Covid-19 pandemic had a significant effect on the physical and mental health of the working adult population. Particularly, it affected the mental health of people which eventually had various noticeable effects on physical health also.
COVID-19, Pandemic, Lockdown, Physical health, Mental Health, Correlation
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-2903-1818
Author: Janula RAJU (Primary Author)
Institution: King Khalid University KSA
Country: Saudi Arabia


Orcid: 0000-0002-7939-4975
Author: Raju ASİRVATHAM
Institution: St.Joseph's College of Pharmacy, Cherthala, Kerala
Country: India


Orcid: 0000-0001-8230-0194
Author: Chithra R A
Institution: King Khalid University, KSA
Country: Saudi Arabia


Dates

Publication Date : September 1, 2020

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APA Raju, J , Asi̇rvatham, R , R A, C . (2020). Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental Health and its correlation with physical health among Healthy Working Adults: A Quantitative Study . Black Sea Journal of Health Science , 3 (3) , 82-87 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bshealthscience/issue/55047/777855
MLA Raju, J , Asi̇rvatham, R , R A, C . "Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental Health and its correlation with physical health among Healthy Working Adults: A Quantitative Study" . Black Sea Journal of Health Science 3 (2020 ): 82-87 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bshealthscience/issue/55047/777855>
Chicago Raju, J , Asi̇rvatham, R , R A, C . "Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental Health and its correlation with physical health among Healthy Working Adults: A Quantitative Study". Black Sea Journal of Health Science 3 (2020 ): 82-87
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ISNAD Raju, Janula , Asi̇rvatham, Raju , R A, Chithra . "Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental Health and its correlation with physical health among Healthy Working Adults: A Quantitative Study". Black Sea Journal of Health Science 3 / 3 (September 2020): 82-87 .
AMA Raju J , Asi̇rvatham R , R A C . Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental Health and its correlation with physical health among Healthy Working Adults: A Quantitative Study. BSJ Health Sci.. 2020; 3(3): 82-87.
Vancouver Raju J , Asi̇rvatham R , R A C . Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental Health and its correlation with physical health among Healthy Working Adults: A Quantitative Study. Black Sea Journal of Health Science. 2020; 3(3): 82-87.