Adolescent Mental Health Disorders During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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- Covid-19; Pandemic; Mental health disorders; Adolescent
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‐19) has forced the world to come to a halt. Houses have been boarded up, cultures and the normality of humans as social beings have been overhauled. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned into a mental health crisis for young people. The mental health disorder of teenagers during this pandemic is the main discussion of this research. This study was done using qualitative methods with the question of “What are the types of mental health disorders that teenagers have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic?” Data collection was performed through interviews and data analysis is using axial coding with NVIVO 12. This research involved 17 teenagers, aged 12-17 years old. It was found that the mental health disorders experienced by teenagers during the pandemic include: anxiety, mood swings, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Overall, disorders experienced were: confusion, desire for suicide, burnout, anxiety, demotivation, decreased self-efficacy, anger issues, mood swings, insomnia, feelings of isolation, loss of closeness with friends, loss of appetite, loneliness, difficulty focusing, compulsive, developed learned helplessness, fatigue, feelings of inability, overuse of social media, shift to negative behavior, tendencies of self-harm, stress, pressure from parents, and lack of social support felt by teenagers.
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TY - CONF AU - Lidia Sandra AU - Fransisca Iriani R. Dewi AU - Riana Sahrani PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/01 TI - Adolescent Mental Health Disorders During the Covid-19 Pandemic BT - Proceedings of the 1st Tarumanagara International Conference on Medicine and Health (TICMIH 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 111 EP - 119 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.211130.021 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.211130.021 ID - Sandra2021 ER -