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General health status among teaching staff during COVID-19 pandemic

Kamarulzaman, Wirawani and Kamarul Zaman, Wirawahida (2022) General health status among teaching staff during COVID-19 pandemic. In: 3rd International Conference on Economy, Education, Social Science, Supply Chain, Engineering, Technology and Tourism 2022, 26 Feb 2022, Online.

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In conjunction with the covid-19 disease, the pandemic and lockdown have accelerated the shift from traditional to online educational methods, and relationships have been altered by avoiding direct contact with others, which has had an adverse effect on the mental health of teaching staff. Physical activity appeared to be beneficial in this bizarre situation, as it appeared to help prevent mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. The purpose of this study is to investigate the general mental health of teaching staff, as well as its relationships with service duration, work sector, and level of teaching, among other things. The health status of 220 members of the teaching staff was assessed using the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) questionnaire. The findings revealed a statistically significant relationship between their health status and all three variables, demonstrating that the pandemic has caused stress among teaching staff with varying levels of service duration, work sector, and whether they are teaching at the primary, secondary, or tertiary levels. There are a few recommendations for future research included in this paper as well.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: 10021/97011
Uncontrolled Keywords: General health status, teaching staff, service duration, work sector, and level of teaching.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050.9 Educational psychology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling
Depositing User: Dr Wirawani Kamarulzaman
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2022 12:08
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 12:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/97011

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