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Title: Psychological Correlates Associated With covid-19 Trauma Among Private Schoolteachers In Rivers State
Author(s): ALERUCHIEGBUCHU Samuel & OBINACHIWORI Ezevunwo
Abstract: The corona virus (COVID-19) is a novel disease that has caused fear and uncertainty among humans. The pandemic has placed human from within the space of relative normality to being in lockdown with almost every aspect of our everyday lives overturned.The study was carried out with the aim of examining the psychological correlatesassociated with Covid-19 trauma among private school teachers in River State. Two research questions and two proceeding hypotheses were postulated to guide the study. A correlation design was adopted. The sample consisted of 300 teachers' drawn through purposive sampling technique. Instrument tiled Covid-19 Associated TraumaInventory(CATI) was used to elicit information from the respondents. Simple regression and ANOVA associated with the regression was used to answer the research questions and test the hypothesesat 0.05 level of significance. Based on the findings, it was recommended that: An empirical research work should be carried out on holistic approach on the prevalence of covid - 19: The Rivers State experience, Government should give grants to private school teachers to cushion the effect of the pandemic and alleviate their level of trauma and Private school teachers should learn to be assertive and promptly seek for help from psychologists/counsellors, friends and relatives when the need arise.
Keywords: Physiological, Correlates, Covid -19, Trauma, Teachers

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