STRESS AND DEPRESSION IN THE EXCLUSION OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN GREEK UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Georgia Konstantopoulou, Stavroula Pantazopoulou, Theodoros Iliou, Natassa Raikou

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With the advent of the new corona virus, all aspects of our daily lives have changed radically, adding great weight to the physical and psychological well-being of all of us, but even more so of students, having to deal with the stress of separation and separation. The aim of the current study was to measure the psychological impact of the new viral disease (COVID-19) on the symptoms of stress and depression in the Greek student population and to determine the possible clinical correlations. 1140 students of the University of Patras participated and 68.0% of the participants reported moderate subclinical anxiety symptoms, which means that the Covid-19 virus initially seemed to affect the stress levels of the students, while 32.3% of the students reported moderate depression symptoms. Student stress seems to be due to the gradually increasing distances between people resulting from quarantine.

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COVID-19, university students, stress, depression, psychological impact, SSQ-25, Subclinical Stress Symptom Questionnaire, BDI, Beck Depression Inventory, IES-R, the Impact of Event Scale – Revised

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejphs.v3i1.74

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