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THE IMPACT OF COVID 19 PANDEMIC ON THE MENTAL HEALTH OFGRADE 12 HUMSS STUDENTS IN FNHSSY: 2020 – 2021A Quantitative Research Paperin Practical ResearchPresented to the Faculty of Senior High School EducationFatiam National High SchoolIn Partial Fulfilment ofthe Requirements for the Senior High SchoolHumanities and Social SciencesByNorhaina A. UndayaBeverly B. VillarmiaAnjonnette T. WacanRafonzel Jade V. MajadasApril 2020
ACKNOWLEDGMENTSeveral people played a central role in the accomplishing of this researchpaper proposal. And we would like to acknowledge them here.First, we would like to thank our practical research teacher, Ms. Florgellette F.Garcia for the assistance and encouragement to pursue this study.We also wish to thank our classmates and friends for believing that we canfinish this research paper proposal before the due date of submission.To Old an family, for the support in financial aspect as well for the advice andassistance. To our family, for the generous support and for inspiration. Thank youalso for the unconditional love and fidelity.Last but not the least, we thank Almighty God for reasons too numeroustomention. How numerous your wondrous deeds have become, God! And in yourplans for us, there is none to equal you. Should I wish to decide or tell them?There would be too many to recount.
CHAPTER lTHE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTINGIntroductionThe outbreak of COVID-19 affected the lives of all sections of society as peoplewere asked to self-quarantine in their homes to prevent the spread of the virus.The lockdown had serious implications on mental health, resulting in psychologicalproblems including frustration, stress, and depression. In order to explore theimpacts of this pandemic on the lives of students, the impact of COVID-19 on thestudents of different age groups: time spent on online classes and self-study,medium used for learning, sleeping habits, daily fitness routine, and thesubsequent effects on weight, social life, and mental health. Students tend to useand trust the official sources and have changed their behaviors in accordance withpublic health recommendations. However, students reported a number ofacademic and everyday difficulties and high levels of mental health distress. Highlevels of depression were associated with difficulties in focusing on academic workand with employment losses, while higher levels of anxiety were more likely to bereported by students other than freshmen and those who spend more than onehour per day looking for information on COVID-19. Inability to focus on academicwork and an elevated concern with COVID-19 were more likely to be associatedwith higher levels of somatization, while trusting news sources was associatedwith lower levels of somatization Kecojevic A, Basch CH, Sullivan M, Davi NK(2020).

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Jane Onieza
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mental health, World Health Organization

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