Online Classes during COVID-19 Pandemic: Anxiety, Stress & Depression among University Students

Authors

  • Mridul1 , Bandana Bisht2 , Dhariti Sharma3 , Navdeep Kaur4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13394

Keywords:

Online classes, COVID- 19 Pandemic, Depression, Anxiety, Stress.

Abstract

COVID-19 pandemic has not only put people at risk of developing physical illness but also face mental
distress. This pandemic disease is impacting almost every sector of economy as well as Indian education
sector that includes school, colleges and institutes. As everything is virtual with no physical movement
most of the mental health illnesses were triggered rapidly such as Depression, Anxiety and Stress. A crosssectional descriptive study design was done to assess the level of Depression, Anxiety and Stress in grad
students who were undergoing online classes and the population for research study was all students studying
in bachelors’ program of universities. The sample size was 159 students and the tool used for the research
study was DASS 21. The researcher concluded that majority of students experienced moderate Depression
27(16.98%), Anxiety27 (16.98%) and stress 23 (14.46%) due to online classes.

Author Biography

Mridul1 , Bandana Bisht2 , Dhariti Sharma3 , Navdeep Kaur4

1Tutor, 2
Professor, 3
Tutor, 4
Associate Professor, Chitkara University College of Nursing, Chitkara University,
Himachal Pradesh, India

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Mridul1 , Bandana Bisht2 , Dhariti Sharma3 , Navdeep Kaur4. (2020). Online Classes during COVID-19 Pandemic: Anxiety, Stress & Depression among University Students. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 186-189. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13394