An Analysis of Psycho-Social Apprehensions of a Common Man Linked with COVID-19 Pandemic
From the very beginning of the year 2020, people around the globe have a threat to their lives due to the contagious COVID 19, the Corona virus. There is a possibility that the health of millions of people might be affected with respiratory disease. Hence the governments of many countries have taken emergency measures to limit the widespread of this disease. Some of the enforcements are social distancing, quarantine, travel restrictions, prevention of large gatherings, closing of industries and educational institutions. Use of masks and sanitizing has become mandatory. These sudden changes in life have created a panic, stress and psychological rigidness among the people worldwide. This paper addresses the theoretical perspectives of how people are affected psychologically when coping with COVID-19 pandemic.
Keywords: COVID-19, Corona virus, Self isolation, Social distancing, Psychological intervention.