A Scenario of COVID-19 Disease on Mental Health Among the General Age-groups

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Somadatta Das
Rabindra Nath Padhy
Bibhuti Bhusan Pradhan

Abstract

The COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) virus causes a respiratory disease with physical and mental health effects, ending at general morbidity and fatality from some latest coronavirus strains, at times. During the present pandemics, people stay mainly at home, contributing to some elevated stress levels. World Health Organization (WHO) contemplates that the additional steps like, quarantine and self-isolation have stimulated daily routines of peoples, leading to a rise in agitation, oppression, sleeplessness, alcohol addiction, drug-addictions and suicidal behaviors; consequently, causing increase in cases of domestic violence, even. At this stage, health service providers cannot help the poor, elderly people, children who are susceptible to pre-medical adverse conditions. This work aims to highlight the general scenario of the mental health locally in India during covid-19 pandemic. Some lifestyles, such as yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic medication, avoiding reading on corona too much and watching TV about it, while staying with the own family with the popular healthier lifestyles are recommended to alleviate stress.

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Das, S. ., Padhy, R. N. ., & Pradhan, B. B. . (2022). A Scenario of COVID-19 Disease on Mental Health Among the General Age-groups. Siriraj Medical Journal, 74(1), 64–67. https://doi.org/10.33192/smj.2022.8
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