Students’ mental health status during COVID-19 outbreak

المؤلفون

  • Azizah Alqahtani School of Psychology, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia
  • Monira Almegren School of Psychology, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55074/hesj.vi39.1079

الكلمات المفتاحية:

Anxiety، female، Depression

الملخص

Objectives: This study aimed to survey the mental health of female students at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University during the COVID-19 outbreak and explore the relationship between anxiety, depression, and OCD among them. Methods: During the COVID-19 pandemic, an online survey was distributed to students at Princess Nourah University, a women’s university in Saudi Arabia, via email A total of 4151 students completed the survey. The survey included a series of questionnaires including The Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS), the Patient Health Questionnaire depression scale, and the GAD-7 anxiety scale. Results: Students tended to show high levels of depression, anxiety, and OCD during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anxiety, depression, and OCD were positively related. Furthermore, scores on the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) scale moderated the relationship between scores on the anxiety and depression scales. Conclusion: This study revealed a significantly high prevalence of depression, anxiety, and OCD among students during the COVID-19 outbreak. Scores on the three scales are related positively and OCD moderated the relationship between anxiety and Depression.

التنزيلات

منشور

2024-06-06

كيفية الاقتباس

Alqahtani, A., & Almegren, M. (2024). Students’ mental health status during COVID-19 outbreak. مجلة العلوم التربوية و الدراسات الإنسانية, (39), 762–775. https://doi.org/10.55074/hesj.vi39.1079