DEPRESSION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AMONG PEOPLE HAVING COVID-19 UNDERGONE QUARANTINE

Authors

  • Laraib Khursheed M.Phil. Scholar Ripah International University, Faisalabad
  • Dr. Sadaf Hafeez Chohan Assistant Professor, College of Clinical Psychology Ziauddin University, Karachi
  • Amna Alvi Lecturer, Ripah International University, Faisalabad

Keywords:

Depression, adults, psychological wellbeing, under-gone, quarantine, covid-19

Abstract

Aims Of Study: Coronavirus is a potentially deadly disease that mostly affects human lung tissue. Multiple cases of unexplained respiratory tract infections were reported to the World Health Organization China in December 2019. The focus of this research was to assess association between depression and PWB in patients who had been isolated due to covid-19.

Methodology: A sample of 250 people with covid-19 post quarantine, with age ranges from 25 to 45 were selected by using purposive sampling methods. Depression, anxiety, stress scale and psychological well-being scales were administered. Regression analysis and t-test were employed for statistical analysis.

Results: Obtained results evidenced that depression is significantly predict psychological health in the covid-19 population [B= -.015, -.019, F (7.915) sig= .000]. Gender difference is also observed in variable of depression also [(4.78) =.030, p.000].

Limitations and future implications: Future research may base on longitudinal analyses focusing on familial and social factors that may influence the psychological well-being of people living in quarantine.

Originality: I certify that the intellectual substance of this article is the result of my own effort and that all assistance and sources used in the preparation of this article have been acknowledged.

Conclusion:

It was concluded that Depression affects people with COVID-19 and PWB after quarantine. future research may focus more on the influence of the interaction between quarantine and adults’ mental health to fully comprehend the link. 

Author Biography

Dr. Sadaf Hafeez Chohan, Assistant Professor, College of Clinical Psychology Ziauddin University, Karachi

 

 

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2023-07-04

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Khursheed, L. ., Chohan, D. S. H., & Alvi, A. . (2023). DEPRESSION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AMONG PEOPLE HAVING COVID-19 UNDERGONE QUARANTINE. Pakistan Journal of Rehabilitation, 12(2), 115–123. Retrieved from http://ojs.zu.edu.pk/ojs/index.php/pjr/article/view/1957

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