International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
Assess risk factors associated with mental health symptoms among general population during corona pandemic
Bhuvaneswari G and Gowri R
During any outbreak of an infectious disease, the population’s psychological health play a crucial role in managing spread of disease and evolvement of emotional distress during and after the outbreak. Resources are not provided to manage the mental health and wellbeing. During the acute phase of an outbreak, reducing the spread and critical Patient care, but psychological and psychiatric needs are not looked in these types of pandemic, where people’s mental health should be concentrated more as these problems are especially vulnerable . The present study to assess the risk factors associated with mental health symptoms among general population during corona pandemic in Ashok Nagar. A quantitative approach research design was used to conduct the study in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. 100 samples were selected by using purposive sampling technique. The present study depicts that general population between the age group of 26-30 years has severe mental illness symptoms impact on Covid pandemic and they have excellent knowledge on COVID-19 and moderate attitude towards the mental illness among the general population. In association none of the demographic variables has shown statistically significant with level of knowledge on covid-19 pandemic and attitude towards the mental illness symptoms among general population. At the level of p<0.001.