International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiology | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022


Assessment of the Level of Stress, Anxiety and Depression after Second Wave of COVID-19 in Medical Students of Raipur (C.G)

Dr. Himanshu Veer Singh | Dr. Ankit Sharma [2]


Abstract: Background & Objectives: The COVID-19 second wave has lethally affected the lives of the younger age-group. Medical students faced illness and many witnessed the deaths of close relatives. The aim of this study is to assess the mental health of medical students in the context of second wave of the pandemic. The main objective is to assess the level of stress, anxiety and depression in medical students after the COVID-19 second wave. Material and Methods: With due ethical permission and taking the written informed consent of participation, a web-based cross-sectional study using the DASS-42 scale was conducted online among 117 medical students in the vicinity of Raipur city in July 2021; 62 (53%) boys and 55 (47%) girls between the age group of 18-23 years. Results: On data analysis we found 79% participants (95% C.I : 10.7-12.8, M=11.78,S.D=5.771) under anxiety (82% boys, 74% girls), 59% participants (95% C.I : 14.9-17.4, M=16.18, S.D=6.890) under stress (52% boys, 67% girls) and 51% participants (95% C.I : 10.2-12.9, M=11.61, S.D=7.50) under depression (50% boys, 52% girls). Conclusion: The result concludes that the level of anxiety is highest among study participants followed by the increased level of stress and then depression at last.


Keywords: COVID-19, second wave, medical students, depression, anxiety, stress


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,


Pages: 1055 - 1057


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