Relationship Between Psychological Distress, Sleep Quality and Coping Among General Population During COVID-19 Pandemic
Keywords:Psychological distress, Sleep quality, Coping, COVID-19
AbstractThe unprecedented times due to COVID-19 and the measures undertaken to curb the outspread and infection has led to enormous psychological impact. The research undertaken is an endeavor to study the relationship between psychological distress, sleep quality and coping among general population during COVID-19 pandemic. The study reports variation in the magnitude of impact among various age groups and sections of the society. Cross-sectional method was used in the present study, A total of 154 participants, with a mean age of 32.71+- 12.9 years took part in the present study. More than half (52.6%) of the participants likely to have mental disorder, post-COVID-19. Higher psychological distress was observed among the young, unmarried people in a nuclear family. The findings suggest that among the general population, the young age, unmarried individuals, and nuclear families were found to be associated with higher psychological distress, lower sleep quality and coping. Therefore, it was also suggested to practice psychological support and calming strategies.
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Urmi Chakraborty, Aditi Bapte, & Kavya Guglani. (2022). Relationship Between Psychological Distress, Sleep Quality and Coping Among General Population During COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.25215/1001.044
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