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.
Declaration of conflicts of interestNo conflict of interest
Lead author countryPakistan
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.