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The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic

Syeda Razia Bukhari, Sitara Asim, Muhammad Usman Ghani, Sultan Muhammad, Naveed Gani, Werdah Ashraf.

Abstract
Objective: To examine the effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Methodology: This study included 300 individuals (150 women and 150 men) from general population of Islamabad from May to July 2020. The mean age was 30.9611.496 years. Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) and the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) were used to investigate the variable of interest. Data analysis were computed on SPSS version 23.
Results: There was high level of perceived stress and low level of life satisfaction among general population. It also found that perceived stress is a significant negative predictor of life satisfaction, higher the level of perceived stress lower the level of life satisfaction (p<0.001). There were significant gender difference on the level of perceived stress and life satisfaction. (p<0.001)
Conclusion: COVID-19 pandemic increased stress among general public as a result they have low satisfaction with life.

Key words: Covid-19, perceived stress, life satisfaction.


 
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Bukhari SR, Asim S, Ghani MU, Muhammad S, Gani N, Ashraf W. The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic. RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 11-13.


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Bukhari SR, Asim S, Ghani MU, Muhammad S, Gani N, Ashraf W. The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=25299 [Access: March 20, 2021].


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Bukhari SR, Asim S, Ghani MU, Muhammad S, Gani N, Ashraf W. The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic. RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 11-13.



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Bukhari SR, Asim S, Ghani MU, Muhammad S, Gani N, Ashraf W. The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic. RMJ. (2021), [cited March 20, 2021]; 46(1): 11-13.



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Bukhari, S. R., Asim, . S., Ghani, . M. U., Muhammad, . S., Gani, . N. & Ashraf, . W. (2021) The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic. RMJ, 46 (1), 11-13.



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Bukhari, Syeda Razia, Sitara Asim, Muhammad Usman Ghani, Sultan Muhammad, Naveed Gani, and Werdah Ashraf. 2021. The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 11-13.



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Bukhari, Syeda Razia, Sitara Asim, Muhammad Usman Ghani, Sultan Muhammad, Naveed Gani, and Werdah Ashraf. "The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 11-13.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Bukhari, Syeda Razia, Sitara Asim, Muhammad Usman Ghani, Sultan Muhammad, Naveed Gani, and Werdah Ashraf. "The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic." Rawal Medical Journal 46.1 (2021), 11-13. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Bukhari, S. R., Asim, . S., Ghani, . M. U., Muhammad, . S., Gani, . N. & Ashraf, . W. (2021) The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction of general population in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 11-13.








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