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2020, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part D

COVID 19 and mental health of adolescents

Author(s): Dr. Padma Bohare and Dr. Riya Tiwari

Abstract: According to the WHO, Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his/her abilities, can cope with the everyday stresses of life, work productively, and contribute to their community. Mental health is an essential component of health. According to WHO, "Health is a state of complete physical mental and social well being and not merely absence of disease or infirmity." As we all know, thanks to Coronavirus, adolescent's lifestyle is modified, and their psychological state is additionally affected. The present study's main aim was to identify the physical condition of adolescents throughout this lockdown period. Researcher framed research questions to achieve the objectives. The survey method was used for data collection. The researcher sent questionnaires to 70 adolescents all around the country randomly, and 50 replies received back. So the researcher took only 200 adolescents as a sample of the study. The percentage was used as a statistical technique. The result shows that due to a lack of physical activities, their body facing headaches.52.1% gives their response in favour of it. 29.2% facing stomach problems and 18.8% facing body pain. That means due to COVID 19, the body of everyone is facing so many questions. Due to a lack of physical body activities in lockdown situations, adolescents face many problems like headaches, stomach aches, and body pain. This condition is dangerous for adolescents. Slowly and slowly, these problems change into significant diseases. So adolescents should do physical activity at home like exercise and yoga and keep them busy in other indoor activities.

DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i4d.355

Pages: 216-219 | Views: 764 | Downloads: 215

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Dr. Padma Bohare, Dr. Riya Tiwari. COVID 19 and mental health of adolescents. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2020;2(4):216-219. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i4d.355
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