PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH STATUS OF TEACHERS AND SOFTWARE PROFESSIONALS WORKING FROM HOME DURING COVID-19


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  • G. SRAVANI, BILQUIS* and S. PRASANTHI Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Community Science, Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur-522 034

https://doi.org/10.58537/jorangrau.2023.51.3.14

Keywords:

COVID-19, Mental health, Physical health, Software professionals,Teachers, Working from home.

Abstract

The study attempted to investigate the physical and mental health of teachers and software professionals working from home since the start of COVID-19. The data was collected between March and April months of 2022.The study was conducted in the Bheemadol, Tanuku ,Tadepalligudem mandals of West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh.The sample consisted of 120 respondents (60 teachers and 60 software professionals). The age group of the respondents was 25-35 years. Equal number of male and female respondents were selected for the study. The questionnaire developed by Verma and Pershad (1985) was used to measure the physical and mental health of teachers and software professionals the data was used analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. The study concluded that teachers were experiencing good physical and mental health status when compared to IT professionals. Interestingly nearly 50% of the respondents irrespective of gender were found to have good physical and psychological health status while working from home. However, significant difference was found in the physical and mental health status of teachers and software professionals.

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31-10-2023

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05-10-2023

How to Cite

G. SRAVANI, BILQUIS* and S. PRASANTHI. (2023). PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH STATUS OF TEACHERS AND SOFTWARE PROFESSIONALS WORKING FROM HOME DURING COVID-19. The Journal of Research ANGRAU, 51(3), 125-133. https://doi.org/10.58537/jorangrau.2023.51.3.14

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