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Effects of Lockdown During COVID-19 Pandemic on Psychosocial and Financial Wellbeing


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1 Associate Professor, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
2 BSc Nursing Students, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
     

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The COVID-19 pandemic and associated lock down has led to psychosocial and financial problem in the population. The main objectives of the study were 1) to assess the effects of lockdown during COVID 19 pandemic on psychosocial and financial well-being 2) to find the association between psychosocial and financial well-being of people with selected demographic variables, in a selected community at kothamangalam. The data was collected from 30 samples by using structured rating scale on psychosocial and financial well-being. The study found that majority (46.6%) had moderate on psychosocial and financial wellbeing. It was also found that there is significant association between selected demographic variables like number of dependent members infamily, monthlyincome, type of family, religion and the psychosocial and financial wellbeing.

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Psychosocial and Financial Wellbeing, COVID-19 Pandemic
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Authors

Saritha Joseph
Associate Professor, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
Akhila Jiby
BSc Nursing Students, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
Athira M.
BSc Nursing Students, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
Britty Pradeep
BSc Nursing Students, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
Linju George
BSc Nursing Students, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
Nayana Shaju
BSc Nursing Students, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India
Sreelakshmi R.
BSc Nursing Students, St Joseph’s College of Nursing, Kothamangalam, Ernakulum, District, Kerala, India

Abstract


The COVID-19 pandemic and associated lock down has led to psychosocial and financial problem in the population. The main objectives of the study were 1) to assess the effects of lockdown during COVID 19 pandemic on psychosocial and financial well-being 2) to find the association between psychosocial and financial well-being of people with selected demographic variables, in a selected community at kothamangalam. The data was collected from 30 samples by using structured rating scale on psychosocial and financial well-being. The study found that majority (46.6%) had moderate on psychosocial and financial wellbeing. It was also found that there is significant association between selected demographic variables like number of dependent members infamily, monthlyincome, type of family, religion and the psychosocial and financial wellbeing.

Keywords


Psychosocial and Financial Wellbeing, COVID-19 Pandemic

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