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Corona-phobia violated human rights? Impact of COVID-19 on patient’s well-being

Saqib Amin (Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance, Oulu Business School, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland)
Waqas Mehmood (School of Economics Finance and Banking, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia)
Attia Aman-Ullah (School of Business Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia)
Mujahid Ameen Khan (Department of Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Metallurgy, Faculty of Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland)

International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare

ISSN: 2056-4902

Article publication date: 8 December 2022

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Abstract

Purpose

This study aims to measure whether admittance in the quarantine ward due to COVID-19 can affect one’s mental health. Nowadays, many countries worldwide are battling with the threat of the COVID-19 contagion, and it is difficult to understand how the pandemic leaves psychological impacts on one’s well-being.

Design/methodology/approach

This research used qualitative and quantitative approaches to assess the psychological impacts of quarantine due to COVID-19. Population of the present study were 250 patients who were admitted in quarantine centres of Pakistan. The data analysis was conducted through univariate analysis using (ANVOVA) software.

Findings

This study found that patients who were quarantined due to the COVID-19 infection displayed multiple psychological symptoms such as a lack of self-control, anxiety, low general health and vitality, depression and negative well-being.

Practical implications

There is an urgency to provide psychological treatments to each afflicted person and their family members to establish a healthy community.

Originality/value

This research investigates whether admittance in the quarantine ward due to COVID-19 can affect mental health in Pakistan.

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Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful to the anonymous referees of the journal for their extremely useful suggestions to improve the quality of the paper.

Citation

Amin, S., Mehmood, W., Aman-Ullah, A. and Khan, M.A. (2022), "Corona-phobia violated human rights? Impact of COVID-19 on patient’s well-being", International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHRH-05-2022-0048

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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