Impact of COVID-19 on the Life of Higher-Education Students in Istanbul: Relationship Between Social Support, Health-Risk Behaviors, and Mental/Academic Well-Being


Bulut N. S. , YORGUNER N. , AKVARDAR Y.

ALPHA PSYCHIATRY, vol.22, no.6, pp.291-300, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/alphapsychiatry.2021.21319
  • Title of Journal : ALPHA PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.291-300
  • Keywords: COVID-19, health risk behaviors, social support, substance use, well-being, MENTAL-HEALTH, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, GENDER-DIFFERENCES, SUICIDAL IDEATION, SUBSTANCE USE, SELF-ESTEEM, ALCOHOL-USE, LONELINESS, DEPRESSION, UNIVERSITY

Abstract

Objective:This study aimed to draw a general picture of the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the life of higher-education students in Istanbul, with specific emphasis on the relationship between students' social support systems, health-risk behaviors, and mental/academic well-being.