Psychological Impact of Covid-19 Issues Appearing on Social Media


  • Kaseru Anduni Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Kustel Diac Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Bucharest, Romania



Covid-19, Social Media, Psychological Impact


The effect of disseminating content on social media on people's psychology is discussed in this essay. The position of social media in disseminating content with the aim of informing and supplying the public with the most up-to-date information on covid-19 problems is critical. Over the pandemic, mental wellbeing conditions have worsened as a result of the widespread dissemination of inaccurate knowledge about Covid matters, causing a slew of psychiatric challenges in community. Learning difficulties, mood swing symptoms, somatic complaints, and unnecessary fear triggered by the spread of associated facts covid-19, which seems to be quite frightening and risky. The widespread dissemination of hoaxes about Covid-19 on social media has caused widespread paranoia and terror, leading to panic shopping, which has culminated in skyrocketing costs for essential necessities due to shortages, to the point that surgical masks and hand sanitizers are no longer accessible. It not only causes erroneous beliefs, but it also causes uncertainty and anxiety, as well as affecting people's mental health.


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How to Cite

Anduni, K. ., & Diac, K. . (2021). Psychological Impact of Covid-19 Issues Appearing on Social Media. Interdisciplinary Journal Papier Human Review, 2(1), 7-11.