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International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

2022, Vol. 6 Issue 1, Part B
A cross sectional survey on estimating the prevalence of post-COVID depression in 3rd wave among homoeopathic students of MNR homoeopathic medical college
Author(s): Dr. Sreevidhya JS, Dr. Tummala Aarathi Reddy, Dr. Maria Dhivya and Dr. E Siva Rami Reddy
Abstract:
Depression is the most burning issue in public and has a most substantial effect on the health and wellbeing. COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to the livelihoods of people. It had shown its commendable influence in the psychological health of youth. Because of the impact of covid-19, the prevalence of stress and depression on young generation is been increasing day by day. In this scenario, this study was conducted to find the prevalence of depression among homoeopathic medical students of MNR Homoeopathic medical college of Sangareddy district Telangana.
Using a purposive sampling method, an online survey using PHQ-9 questioner was send to covid positive students (turned positive in last 2 months) of MNR Homoeopathic medical college, Sangareddy were asked to fill the questioner via Google form. The statistical scores for the responses were calculated and analysis was performed.
In this study overall 88% of the study participants are depressed where 20.5% students with minimal depression, 47% students with mild depression, 17.6% with moderately depression 11.7% with moderately severe depression and 2% are having severe depression.
Early screening will help for early detection of depression so that interventions either supportive or medicinal can be provided in the very early stage according to the grades of depression so that we can prevent morbidity and suicide rate of young generation.

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Dr. Sreevidhya JS, Dr. Tummala Aarathi Reddy, Dr. Maria Dhivya, Dr. E Siva Rami Reddy. A cross sectional survey on estimating the prevalence of post-COVID depression in 3rd wave among homoeopathic students of MNR homoeopathic medical college. Int J Hom Sci 2022;6(1):100-102. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2022.v6.i1b.522
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