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2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A

A study on corona virus disease related anxiety, obsession and re-assurance seeking behaviours in Kuvempu University staff


Author(s): Dileepkumar SC

Abstract: The goal of this study was to look into workers at Kuvempu University's fear about the Corona virus, their obsession with COVID-19, and their Coronavirus Reassurance-Seeking Behaviours. In addition, the researchers wanted to see if there was a link between Covid-19-related anxiety, preoccupation, and reassurance-seeking behaviours and the age of Kuvempu University's faculty. For this study, 47 Kuvempu University non-teaching staff members were chosen from the Jnanasahyadri campus in Shankarghatta. To collect information on stress from Kuvempu University workers, convenience sampling was used. The study included male and female Kuvempu University non-teaching personnel. Their ages ranged from 50 to 60. These subjects were working at Jnanasahyadri campus during the year 2020. In order to test the hypothesis of this study Stress was assessed with the help of standard questionnaire by US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Library of Medicine (2020). Three questionnaires were separately selected for Corona virus anxiety, obsession with Covid-19, Coronavirus Reassurance-Seeking Behaviours. The questionnaire on Corona virus anxiety consisted five questions; obsession with COVID-19 four questions; and Coronavirus Reassurance-Seeking Behaviours consisted five questions. Descriptive statistics like Mean and Standard Deviation were employed and results on Corona virus. Descriptive statistics like Mean and Standard Deviation were employed and results on Corona virus anxiety, obsession with Covid-19, Coronavirus Reassurance-Seeking Behaviours obtained. Further, percent analysis was carried out for understanding the Corona virus anxiety, obsession with Covid-19, Coronavirus Reassurance-Seeking Behaviours of staff at Kuvempu University. Conclusion On the basis of the results of the study it can be inferred that there are no staff with probable dysfunctional coronavirus-related anxiety at Kuvempu University. 29.78% of the staff are having probable obsession and dysfunctional thinking about COVID-19. Further, there are no staff with above average reassurance-seeking activity at Kuvempu University. Further, there was no relationship between Corona virus anxiety, obsession with Covid-19, Coronavirus Reassurance Seeking Behaviours and Age of staff at Kuvempu University.

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Dileepkumar SC. A study on corona virus disease related anxiety, obsession and re-assurance seeking behaviours in Kuvempu University staff. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2022;4(2):46-49.
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