Year 2021, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 34 - 41 2021-01-01

Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults

Janula RAJU [1] , Raju ASİRVATHAM [2] , Amna Hussian MADANİ [3]


The coronavirus pandemic rapidly sweeps across the world, it is inducing a considerable degree of fear, worry, and concern in the population. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults. This qualitative, cross-sectional study was conducted in Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu, the southernmost state of India. A convenient sample of 610 healthy working adults was participated and completed a self-administered questionnaire. The data collection tool contains two sections including baseline information, assessment of psychological wellbeing. Chi-square χ² test was used to test the association between demographic variables and scores of psychological wellbeing. One way ANOVA test was used to compare the mean score between groups. Descriptive statistics were used to describe the frequencies of variables. A significant P value was set at 0.05 at 95% confidence interval. The majority of participants (31.8%) belonged to 41-50 years of age. More than half (56.9%) of participants were females. The study findings revealed that 16.4% were had poor psychological well being, 53.8% were had an average level, 21.3% had a good level and 8.5% were had an excellent level of psychological wellbeing. Additionally, gender, age, monthly income, history of quarantine, tested positive for the Corona Virus had a strong association with Psychological wellbeing. The study results concluded that the lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic had a strong association with the psychological wellbeing of working adults. It also suggested having highly prioritized actions for early recognition of psychological problems, expanding counseling activities by the health authorities to avoid negative outcomes due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
lockdown, COCID-19, Coronavirus, psychological well-being, Working adults
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Primary Language en
Subjects Humanities, Multidisciplinary
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: 0000-0002-3849-470X
Author: Amna Hussian MADANİ
Institution: King Khalid University, KSA
Country: Saudi Arabia


Dates

Publication Date : January 1, 2021

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APA Raju, J , Asi̇rvatham, R , Madani̇, A . (2021). Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults . Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science , 4 (1) , 34-41 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bssocialscience/issue/56923/778108
MLA Raju, J , Asi̇rvatham, R , Madani̇, A . "Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults" . Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science 4 (2021 ): 34-41 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bssocialscience/issue/56923/778108>
Chicago Raju, J , Asi̇rvatham, R , Madani̇, A . "Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults". Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science 4 (2021 ): 34-41
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ISNAD Raju, Janula , Asi̇rvatham, Raju , Madani̇, Amna Hussian . "Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults". Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science 4 / 1 (January 2021): 34-41 .
AMA Raju J , Asi̇rvatham R , Madani̇ A . Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults. BSJ Pub. Soc. Sci.. 2021; 4(1): 34-41.
Vancouver Raju J , Asi̇rvatham R , Madani̇ A . Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults. Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science. 2021; 4(1): 34-41.
IEEE J. Raju , R. Asi̇rvatham and A. Madani̇ , "Impact of Lockdown during COVID-19 pandemic on psychological wellbeing among healthy working adults", Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 34-41, Jan. 2021