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Research Paper | Medical Science | Turkey | Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020
Emotional Changes Caused by Coronavirus Epidemic
Hakan ALAN | Furkan KARACA | Batuhan TAY
Abstract: Purpose: In this study, it was aimed to investigate whether some variables (gender, age, etc. ) that individuals have about the SARS-Cov-2 (COVID 19) virus that emerged in Wuhan, China in 2019 and affected the whole world in a short time, make any difference on people’s feelings or not. Materials and Methods: The sample of the study was made up of public and private sector employees and students. A survey prepared by the researchers was used as a data collection tool. In the research, the data were also examined with chi-square analysisfor descriptive statistics such as frequency, percentage and possible differences Findings: Significant findings were found that gender, the sector in which individuals work and age make a difference and are relatedin the emotions caused by coronavirus Results: The majority of participants are in negative feelings in coronavirus outbreak in Turkey. Women, students, and people aged 21-40 are more psychologically affected by this outbreak. In the face of the coronavirus epidemic, providing psychological support to people mainly women and studentswith using online tools due to social isolation or mobile, by maintaining social contact, will be good for the individuals.
Keywords: Coronavirus, Emotions, Epidemic
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020,
Pages: 574 - 581