Mental health of Tamil people during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown

  • A. Rexlin Maebell , A. S. Arul Lawrence


During this topsy-turvy situation prevailing due to COVID-19, there will be an evident chance of Mental
Illness among people. For the descriptive study about the mental health of Tamil People during COVID19 pandemic lockdown, a sample of 203 was collected by using convenience sampling technique. A
Mental Health Questionnaire during Lockdown (MHQ-L) was designed by the investigators used to
collect data with the help of Google forms. Data analysed using the statistical techniques like mean,
standard deviation, t-test, f-test and Duncan’s Multiple Range test. This study shows that there prevails
26.11 % of population are having low mental health creating stress, depression and anxiety.