Study shows college students in declining mental, physical health one year into COVID-19

Dec 03, 2021

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Following research about college students from before COVID-19, an international team of scientists detected no improvement in students' mental well-being even after the introduction of vaccines and the easing of social distancing methods. The researchers in spring 2021 found marked decline in both physical and emotional health of students. Students sustained a 35 per cent decline in their number of daily steps and a 36 per cent increase in the number at risk of clinical depression. In the end, it was estimated that 42-56 per cent of their research participants by spring 2021 were at risk of clinical depression.