A STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF ANXIETY AMONG COVID-19 RECOVERED PATIENT IN COMMUNITY AREA
Author(s): Alfred Solomon D
*, Rithika A.M
and Vishnu Priya V
A new strain of the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, was identified as the cause by the Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO). At the time, it was referred to as a coronavirus disease 2019 and is now commonly referred to as COVID-19. Gamil Ghaleb Alrubaiee and associates 2020) coronaviruses are a family of enveloped RNA viruses that get their name from the outer edge of their envelope proteins that look like crowns ('corona' in Latin). The purpose of this study was to determine how anxious COVID-19 recovered patients in a specific community area were. A quantitative strategy with a descriptive study design for the research. Purposive sampling is used to collect 50 samples from COVID-19 recovered patients for this study. The average anxiety score among COVID-19 recovered patients was 26.76, with a standard deviation of 5.76 and a minimum anxiety score of 13.0 and a maximum anxiety score of 40.0. In patients who had recovered from COVID-19, the analysis showed that none of the demographic variables had a statistically significant relationship with the level of anxiety. ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 24 (1) January, 2023; 1-8.