Título Adolescents’ concerns, routines, peer activities, frustration, and optimism in the time of COVID-19 confinement in Spain
Autores MUÑOZ FERNÁNDEZ, NOELIA, RODRÍGUEZ MEIRINHOS, ANA
Publicación externa No
Medio J. Clin. Med.
Alcance Article
Naturaleza Científica
Cuartil JCR 1
Cuartil SJR 1
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Fecha de publicacion 16/02/2021
ISI 000624002400001
Scopus Id 2-s2.0-85108323558
DOI 10.3390/jcm10040798
Abstract The global outbreak of COVID-19 has brought changes in adolescents\' daily routines, restrictions to in-person interactions, and serious concerns about the situation. The purpose of this study was to explore COVID-19-related concerns, daily routines, and online peer activities during the confinement period according to sex and age groups. Additionally, the relationship of these factors and optimism along with adolescents\' frustration was examined. Participants included 1246 Spanish students aged 16-25 years old (M = 19.57; SD = 2.53; 70.8% girls). The results indicated that the top concern was their studies. COVID-19-related concerns, daily routines, and online peer activities varied by sex and age. Findings also revealed moderate to high levels of frustration, which were associated with adolescents\' main concerns, online peer activities, maintaining routines, and optimism. The results are discussed in light of their implications in designing support programs and resources to reduce the psychological impact of COVID-19 on adolescent mental health.
Palabras clave COVID-19; adolescents; concerns; activities; frustration
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