Is the mental health of college students affected during quarantine period?Background of the StudyThe COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to students, educators,and parents. Children already coping with mental health conditions have been especiallyvulnerable to the changes, and now we are learning about the broad impacts on studentsas a result of schools being closed, physically distancing guidelines and isolation, andother unexpected changes to their lives. The 27% of nursing students reported mild toextremely severe depression levels. Another study showed that depression prevalenceamong baccalaureate nursing students was at 35.8%Since Universities curfew inPhilippines, students and their families were obligated to stay at home and respect thegovernment rules for stopping the pandemic spread. Although the mental health status inthe general population has been evaluated during the COVID-19 quarantine there is a
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Psychology, Major depressive disorder, Mental status examination