Adverse life events and family distress during the coronavirus pandemic : a field study in Algeria

Other Title(s)

أحداث الحياة السلبية و العبء الأسري خلال جائحة كورونا : دراسة ميدانية في الجزائر

Joint Authors

Ayish, Sabah
Sanusi, Bu Madyan
Jalluli, Zaynab

Source

The Arab Journal of Psychiatry

Issue

Vol. 32, Issue 1 (31 May. 2021), pp.35-42, 8 p.

Publisher

The Arab Federation of Psychiatrists

Publication Date

2021-05-31

Country of Publication

Jordan

No. of Pages

8

Main Subjects

Sociology
Psychiatry

Abstract EN

Objective: The current study sought to assess what adverse life events were experienced by people living in Algeria during the coronavirus pandemic and the impact of these experiences on families.

The country went into a first lockdown in March 2020 with a further significant increase in cases of coronavirus in November 2020.

Method: N=123 were randomly recruited via the internet in November 2020 and completed two outcome measures assessing negative life events and family burden.

Results: Among the most common events reported Participants reported a high frequency of adverse life events during the pandemic.

Participants also perceived the impact of events as being like a ‘moderate crisis’ concerning the perceived burden placed on their families.

also a relationship between the termination of the relationship with the partner and the loss of a close family member to his job and the family burden.

Conclusion:

American Psychological Association (APA)

Ayish, Sabah& Sanusi, Bu Madyan& Jalluli, Zaynab. 2021. Adverse life events and family distress during the coronavirus pandemic : a field study in Algeria. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry،Vol. 32, no. 1, pp.35-42.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1267083

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Ayish, Sabah…[et al.]. Adverse life events and family distress during the coronavirus pandemic : a field study in Algeria. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 32, no. 1 (May. 2021), pp.35-42.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1267083

American Medical Association (AMA)

Ayish, Sabah& Sanusi, Bu Madyan& Jalluli, Zaynab. Adverse life events and family distress during the coronavirus pandemic : a field study in Algeria. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry. 2021. Vol. 32, no. 1, pp.35-42.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1267083

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 41-42

Record ID

BIM-1267083