January 27 According to a report by Japan Kyodo News Agency, the team of Tetsuya Yamamoto, an associate professor at Tokushima University in Japan, released the results of the online survey on the 26th, saying that during the declaration of emergency in the spring of 2020, 18% of the respondents were in need of depression due to treatment, and 48% of them It means that you feel mental pressure.
The results of the network survey were reportedly targeted at about 11,000 people. The survey results show that although the “loose movement restrictions” are implemented to avoid going out on their own, the burden on people is still very heavy.
The survey was carried out from May 11 to 12, 2020, after the issuance of the emergency declaration, targeting residents of seven prefectures, including the Capital Circle and the Kansai Circle, which have a large number of infected people.
Of the nine questions tested for depression, 18 percent of respondents were considered depressed. In 2013, in other studies implemented in Japan, the data was 8%.
In addition, the mental stress test was tested within one month of the manifesto through six questions, such as “Do you feel desperate”, and the results showed that 12% of people were under severe stress and 37% were mild to moderate.
In 2019, 27 percent of the people under pressure in the National Life Foundation Survey of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
The team analyzed the reasons affecting the degree of stress, including loneliness, coronavirus-related anxiety and insomnia, poor progress in work and study, etc.
The stress is particularly high among medical personnel, young people under the age of 39, and people with a history of mental illness. The team pointed out that “needed careful support that suits everyone’s situation”.