The Impact Level of Covid-19 on University Students' Mental Health in Ha Noi, Vietnam
Nguyen Viet Tuan Huy, Nguyen Thi Thu Hien, To Thi Thanh Hoai, Nguyen Thi Tuyet, Nguyen Thi Phuong Linh
Citation: Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Research in Management & Technovation, Vu Dinh Khoa, Shivani Agarwal, Gloria Jeanette Rincon Aponte, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga, Vijender Kumar Solanki, Ewa Ziemba (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 28, pages 191–195 (2021)
Abstract. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has spread all over the world and posed a threat to the medical system of all nations. The global development of COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in direct and indirect effects on the psycho of people around the world. Numerous studies have shown that university students are experiencing particular challenges to poor mental health because of the ongoing pandemic. Recognizing the urgency of this issue, the authors conducted a study in Vietnam based on previous studies. Using a qualitative approach, this study assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of university students in Vietnam. The authors conducted an in-depth interview with 30 students coming from 7 different universities in Hanoi. Due to the recent social distancing policy to minimize the COVID-19 cases, our interview questions were distributed, and the answers were collected during October 2021 by using an online media interview. Based on the results of the study, the authors propose a model to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of university students in Vietnam for future research and make recommendations for governments, university administrators, and health professionals to apply this research to inform mental health practices during and after the pandemic
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