Psychological Anguish in Families due to Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Puente Piedra District Home

Rosa Perez-Siguas, Eduardo Matta-Solis, Hernan Matta-Solis
2021 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
The psychological impact is alarming in families since they are exposed to high risks of contagion because their mental health is altered, therefore, the objective of the research study is to determine the Psychological Impact on families due to positive cases of COVID -19 in the Puente Piedra district, 2020. This is a quantitative, non-experimental, descriptive, and cross-sectional study, with a population of 22 families with household members infected with COVID -19 from the Puente Piedra
more » ... rict, who answered a questionnaire with sociodemographic data and the Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale . In the results where can be observed, with respect to the sex data of the head of the family to whom the questionnaire was carried out, where we can observe with respect to the psychological impact on families by positive cases of COVID-19 at home in the district of Puente Piedra, where the male head of the family 13 (76.5%) of the total have a medium psychological impact and 4 (23.5%) have a low psychological impact, in the female head of the family 4 (80 %) of the total have a medium psychological impact and 1 (20%) have a low psychological impact. In conclusion, greater attention should be paid to vulnerable groups such as the young, the elderly, and women since they are more prone to contracting the disease.
doi:10.25046/aj0601134 fatcat:6adoxapeuzdgfj6oi6w2sbda6a