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Children and Adolescents’ Affect during Lock-down for Covid-19: Case of Pakistan
preprintposted on 2020-09-28, 16:47 authored by Sibte Hasan, Qudsia KalsoomQudsia Kalsoom
The current study has investigated 10-18 year old students’ affect during lock-down due to Covid-19. The data was initially gathered through semi-structured interviews of the nine students. The interview data was analyzed to develop a ‘Lock-down Affect Scale’. The data was collected online from May 10, 2020 to May 25, 2020. Overall 189 students registered their responses. The data analysis indicates that students of 10-18 year old are experiencing ‘negative affect’ during lock-down.
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Ethics statementAlthough study involved human participants, the study did not require permission of ethics committee of the university because there was no risk of psychological or physical harm or stress to the study participants. The data was collected after seeking permission of the respondents' parents. Moreover, participation in the study was voluntary and anonymous.
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