Social isolation during COVID-19 x adaptation of society: a data collection

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v10i2.12442

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Mental health; SARS-CoV-2; Social isolation; COVID-19.

Abstract

Objective: to verify if social isolation can affect people’s mental health as well as common habits, linked to the idea of being prohibited from leaving home due to the COVID-19 pandemic of the State of Pernambuco / PE. Methodology: This was a cross-sectional and quantitative study with 1.088 individuals, of a non-probabilistic type, for convenience, of both sexes and diferente ages, subjected to the daily changes caused by social isolation, due to the pandemic of the COVID-19 of the State Pernambuco / PE. Results: Most participants were female, with an average of 34,72 years old, reporting that there were no problems related to social isolation, nor Family problems. Most need to adapt to a new reality about hygiene and feelings not felt before the pandemic, stating fear, both of the situation on general and of being infected by COVID-19, as well as social isolation, triggered anxiety and other feelings not experienced before the pandemic. Finally, almost all participants reported believing that dreams will discover na effective treatment for COVID-19. Conclusion: Social isolation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can affect both the mental health of individuals, triggering psycho-emotional illnesses and making the process of social adaptation more difficult.

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11/02/2021

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BRITTO, D. B. L. de A.; OLIVEIRA , M. L. F. de; COSTA, M. A. S. da; TENORIO, F. C. A. M. Social isolation during COVID-19 x adaptation of society: a data collection : . Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 2, p. e21510212442, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i2.12442. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/12442. Acesso em: 21 sep. 2021.

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