Anxiety, depression and stress among college students during COVID 19 lockdown
Author(s):
Milli Baby , Swapnil Chouragade
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The present research studied gender differences for anxiety depression and stress among college students during COVID-19 lockdown. The sample consisted of 619 college students of Vasantrao Naik Government Institute of Arts and Social Sciences, Nagpur district of Maharashtra. Anxiety, depression and stress scale (ADSS) was administered along with questions those inquiring the participants' basic information from all the 619 participants with the help of Google forms. Results indicated that 7% of the respondents were experiencing severe anxiety, 13% moderate anxiety, and 20% mild anxiety while 6% of the respondents were experiencing severe depression, 13% moderate depression, and 18% mild depression and at the same time13% of the respondents were experiencing severe stress, 18% moderate stress, and 21% mild stress.  The results further indicated significant gender differences in anxiety, depression and stress reported by the participants. The findings further suggested that female college students scored higher on anxiety, depression and stress as compared to their male counterparts. The findings of this research have implications for promoting our knowledge of gender related differences in anxiety, depression and stress among college students during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown so that effective counselling and other interventions could be introduced for the students.
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Unique Paper ID: 150426

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6

Page(s): 69 - 72
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