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Abstract

COVID-19 outbreak has proven itself as a causative factor of global concern and got declared as global health emergency on 30 January 2020 by WHO resulting in lockdown as a preventive measure by the Government. Due to which there is a massive effect of this COVID-19 pandemic lockdown on the mental and physical health of the population. So we conducted the study to learn about the changes of mental and physical health in the students. A self-administrated questionnaire was prepared; consists of questions pertaining to Personal information related to mental and physical health during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. A pilot study was done on ten students for validity and reliability for a self-administrative questionnaire. This study was done on 201 college students of MGM Campus Aurangabad. After collecting the data, results were obtained giving the percentage of the population being affected mentally and physically with 67% of mental health was affected by 80% of the student population and 41% of physical health is affected by 80% of the student population. We concluded that the COVID-19 pandemic had a mild stressful impact in the present study, even though the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing.

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COVID-19 Mental health Physical health Lockdown Students

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Tajuddin Chitapure, Satyam Bhodaji, Mayuri Zanwar, & Rinkle Malani. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown on Mental and Physical health of students: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 1710-1714. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.4113