Stress and anxiety among late adulthood in Indonesia during COVID-19 outbreak

Ifdil Ifdil(1), Verlanda Yuca(2), Frischa Meivilona Yendi(3),
(1) Universitas Negeri Padang  Indonesia
(2) Universitas Negeri Padang  Indonesia
(3) Universitas Negeri Padang  Indonesia

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Copyright (c) 2020 Ifdil Ifdil, Verlanda Yuca, Frischa Meivilona Yendi

DOI : https://doi.org/10.29210/02020612

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Abstract


This study analyzes the condition of stress and anxiety in late adulthood in Indonesia during the COVID-19 pandemic based on demographics. The research used quantitative methods with an online survey by survey monkey program involved 669 respondents based on twelve ethnicities in Indonesia. The data of this research analysis by the Rasch analysis model. The results showed generally experienced stress and anxiety in the moderate category although some respondents also experienced stress and anxiety in mild and severe categories, and only a small proportion was in the normal category. The need for continued treatment requires counselors, psychologists, and other relevant therapists.

Keywords


Stress; Anxiety; COVID-19; Rasch Analysis

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