Psychosocial Impact of Lockdown Due to Novel Corona Virus COVID-19 among Medical Undergraduate Students
The flare-up of Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) which begun in the late 2019, in Wuhan in Hubei province of China by way of its extreme infectivity and fatality rate, had a extensive psychosocial impact on nation. This was evidenced as bulk frenzy, economic burden and fiscal losses. Mass fear of COVID-19, described as “Coronaphobia”, had generated a excess of psychiatric proofs across different layer of the society.As a result, this study was attended to define the psychosocial impact of COVID-19 on Medical graduates accompanying the goal of evaluating the reasons for breaking the lockdown and the level of psychosocial impact of confinement in isolation on Medical graduates during the COVID-19 confinement in isolation period. A cross-divided prospective study was transported on 285 MBBS students from first to ending old age. Data was collected utilizing the Validated Psychosocial Impact Scale. The outcomes manifested the severity of the negative belongings of lockdown on the healing college graduates. 18.60% of students reacted normally to the COVID 19 universal lockdown position. Students in 47.72% showed a likely negative effect from lockdown. No undergraduate was found expected in the range of a severe negative impact of confinement in isolation, while 29.12 undergraduates had a mild negative impact and 4.56% had a moderate negative impact.
Students Guidance Clinic, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (M), Wardha- 442004, Maharashtra, India.
Department of Forensic Medicine, Datta Meghe Medical College, Wanadongri, Nagpur- 441110, Maharashtra, India.
Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (M), Wardha- 442004, Maharashtra, India.
Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha-442004, Maharashtra, India.
Department of Community Medicine, Datta Meghe Medical College, Wanadongri, Nagpur- 441110, Maharashtra, India.
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Keywords: COVID 19, psychosocial impact, coping, medical students