Observation of mental health on the university students during lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic
AuthorSwarna, Musfica Tabassum
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Mental health is as important as our physical health because mental illness can cause serious diseases like depression, schizophrenia which can even lead to suicidal cases and this lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic has a great impact on the mental health of the students especially on the university students. This study was carried out to find out any effects of the lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic on the mental health of the university students. A well stated and reviewed questionnaire was distributed among students aged between 18-30 of different universities to collect data about their mental health condition, satisfaction, happiness and enjoyable capacity of life, quality of relationships, knowledge related to covid-19 and other necessary parameters. According to our findings, it is evident that maximum participants responded to be in moderate level (response range 4-7) in terms of some parameters like satisfaction (51.4%), happiness (50.1%), worthwhileness of things doing in life (59.1%) and enjoyable capacity of life (49.8%) during lockdown and this lockdown has both some positive effect in terms of increasing the quality of relations among family member (46.5%) and negative effects in terms of some parameters like feeling lonely (27.69%), lack of companionship (36.35%) , left out (27.3%) and isolated from others (25.38%).