Study of Covid-19 Pandemic's Effect on the Mental Health of Migrant Workers


  • Akshat Tripathi Research Scholars, Department of Genetics, Aligarh University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Pulkit Verma Research Scholars, Department of Genetics, Aligarh University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India



Anxiety, COVID-19 Pandemic, Corona Virus, Migrant Workers, Mental Health


The COVID-19 epidemic has significantly changed social and professional settings in a number of ways. Social distancing laws, mandatory lockdowns, isolation periods, fear of getting sick, suspension of productive activities, loss of pay, and anxiety about the future all have an impact on residents' and employees' mental health. Pre-existing psychological morbidities, high prevalence of pre-existing physical health morbidities like respiratory disease, tuberculosis, and HIV infections, adverse psychosocial factors like lack of family support and caretaker throughout the crisis, and their limitations to follow the principles and rules of Anxiety, depression, PTSD, and sleep disorders are among the mental issues linked to the health crisis that are more likely to affect healthcare workers, particularly those on the front lines, migrant workers, and workers who interact with the general public. This occupational group is made even more prone to the occurrence of psychiatric illnesses by the blow of economic limitations brought on by labor shortages, the lack or suspension of activity safety and health-related basic regulations with associated activity dangers, and other factors. This review establishes the framework for a deeper comprehension of the psychological situations of workers during the pandemic, integrating individual and social perspectives and offering insight into doable individual, social, and activity approaches to the current "psychological pandemic."



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How to Cite

Akshat Tripathi, & Pulkit Verma. (2023). Study of Covid-19 Pandemic’s Effect on the Mental Health of Migrant Workers. Applied Science and Biotechnology Journal for Advanced Research, 2(5), 1–4.