Impact of Coronavirus Anxiety on Depressive Tendencies among Emerging and Young Adults

Vanshika Beri (Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University Campus, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Article ID: 2966

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jpr.v3i2.2966

Abstract


Coronavirus, our new chemical enemy, have become successful in changing our lives to an extent that now we have to think twice before stepping out of house. It has impacted negatively on not only our physical health but also psychological health. The current study was done to see the impact of coronavirus related anxiety on depressive tendencies. Further, it was assessed whether there is any interaction between gender and coronavirus anxiety on depressive tendencies. The linear regression indicated that coronavirus anxiety is strongly related to depressive tendencies and that the coronavirus anxiety is a predictor of depressive tendency. However, two-way ANOVA indicated that there is an insignificant difference as to how males and females face depressive tendencies. Finally, there is insignificant interaction between gender and coronavirus anxiety on depressive tendencies. The implications, limitations and future suggestions are also given on the basis of the findings so obtained


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Covid-19 pandemic;Coronavirus related anxiety;Depressive tendencies and mental health

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