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Prevalence of Psychosocial Problems among Female Teachers Giving Online Education in COVID-19 Pandemic - A Questionnaire Based Cross-Sectional Survey

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 4)

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Page : 1270-1274

Keywords : Psychosocial problems; Depression; Female teachers; Online education; Covid-19 pandemic;

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Background: Teachers working in the online education system implemented during COVID-19 pandemic has increased loads on the mental health due various factors as the duration of using VDTs (Visual Display Terminal) increased due to the transition of teachers to online education. It has been considered necessary to determine whether preventive programs such as to provide ergonomics, and to guide further protective tele rehabilitation programs are necessary for the health of teachers working in online education. Aim: To find out the impact of (COVID-19) pandemic on psychosocial health in female teachers giving online education Materials & Methods: Seventy-two teachers who conducted online education during the pandemic volunteered to participate in the study. All assessments were performed via online method. The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) were used to examine depression. Information about before online education and during online education had obtained with the assessments. Results: BDI-II score increased significantly with 25% Minimal, 23.6% Mild, 34.72% Moderate and 16.66% Severe in female teachers giving online education in covid-19 pandemic. Conclusion: So, this study concluded that during online education in COVID-19 pandemic, depression increased Moderately in female teachers giving online education.

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