Mental stress: level of stress remains for many, in spite of the Corona-relaxed high

Meetings Since then, with friends are allowed, cafes and Restaurants have opened and the children in the school, feels the life after the Corona-Lockdown again

Mental stress: level of stress remains for many, in spite of the Corona-relaxed high

Meetings Since then, with friends are allowed, cafes and Restaurants have opened and the children in the school, feels the life after the Corona-Lockdown again a lot easier.

However, not all of them.

Because even if the fear of a contagion decreases with the increasing, is the level of stress for many, is still higher than before the outbreak of the pandemic.

this is the result of scientists from the University of Basel.

Stress is different

Even if the everyday life piece by piece back to the old habits, the social life is still not the time in front of Corona, compare and, above all, career uncertainties, stress many people.

and more, the scientists of the University of Basel from the survey results, your 10.303 study participants deduce that they raised for the sogannten Swiss Corona Stress Study were able to This.

11. May to 1. June 2020 had called on the research team of prof Dr Dominique de Quervain of the Swiss population to share their experiences on the topic in times of Corona.

the survey period was the time in which the measures against the spread of the Coronavirus already gradually had been loosened.

The results differed for each other, and illustrate how individual stress reactions in the population fail.

While almost 40 percent of the respondents indicated that the Corona pandemic of nervous to become, on the other hand, 32 percent indicated to feel overall less stressed.

Either more Stress or longer recovery

the main engine for the feeling of Stress is the uncertainty, especially in the work situation and the additional burden of the pandemic-requested adjustments and changes in the functioning.

Even the limited social life as well as changes in training plans were the study participants.

On the other side were those who felt less stressed, especially the time gained for recreation and less obligations as reasons for their positive Are.

28 percent of respondents reported no change in their perceived Stress.

The socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants was spread broadly enough, from the survey results, derivations for the mood in the Swiss population as a whole derive – even if the Form of an open Online survey, the study must, by Definition, not as a representative survey apply.

source

  • de Quervain, D. et al. (2020): The Swiss Corona Stress Study, retrieved on 08.07.2020: https://osf.io/jqw6a/

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Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 12:26

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