Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

+44 1223 790975

Ndukwu Eric-Chima

Department of Educational Foundation, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

  • Research   
    Impact of Corona Virus Pandemic on the Psychological State and Academic Success of Students
    Author(s): Ndukwu Eric-Chima*, Igbo Janet N and Ndukwu Edith N

    This study examines the effect of Corona virus pandemic on psychological state of students in south-Eastern Nigeria. Three research questions and three null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Ex-post facto research design was adopted to study a sample of 303 University students who accepted to be part of this study. One trial tested instrument with three clusters, covering; depression, anxiety and academic success was used for data collection. Data obtained with the instrument were analyzed using mean, standard deviation and t-test. The findings revealed that Corona virus pandemic has caused anxiety and depression to many students. It was also found that Covid-19 has a devastating effect on the psychological state and academic success of students. It was also discovered that Covid-19 has slightly different effect on males and females. Among other things, the educational im.. View More»

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