Introduction: Some of the public health measures necessary to contain the spread of the pandemic, such as quarantines and social distancing, increase the risk of adverse psychological consequences. A recent review revealed that these risks are greater with longer quarantine periods, when there are infection fears, frustration, boredom, inadequate supplies, inadequate information, and financial loss. COVID-19 pandemic to have disproportionately adverse impacts on mental health of hospitalized groups. COVID-19 is a disease, impact physically but it has been affecting much more the mental health of patient. Aim & Objectives: To Assessment of physical status and mental status of patient during hospitalization and the correlation. To find out the relationship between selected socio-demographic status Age, gender, race, ethnicity, employment, insurance, education, marital status, psychiatric therapies, health literacy, social support, financial distress with the level of mental status. Methods: A cross sectional study with one centre data, collected with selected criteria. Fifty participants were selected for collection of livid experience expressed in local language. Study approach was mix method and Qual-quan design. Assessed by experts and evaluators. Quantitative data collected with checklist and socio demographics detail were collected from patient. Results: Result showed Qualitative themes clearly showed the mental state of patient like “I will die”. Quantitatively Physical status is significantly corelated with mental status, there is a significant statistical co-dependency assessed by Pearson’s product moment test. Socio-demographic data age as chai square value physical status (4.54) as mental status (4.59), marital status (5.25) and social support (4.87) is significantly associated with mental status, test done in 0.05 level of significance. Conclusion: Though one centre data is a limitation of the study still it can be visible that COVID -19 patients need mental healing or therapy parallelly with medicines. The mental symptoms should not be secondary cure it must be primary for healing of body.
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