Asian Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies, Volume 6, Issue 2,
The present study is on how socialization has an influence on the mental health of the people during COVID-19. Two hundred young adults with various occupational backgrounds was randomly chosen for the this study. Small group socialization scale, Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) were used to understand the sample’s socialization mental health and perceived stress. The data collected is processed using SPSS software. The results indicated that there is an average level of socialization, moderate perceived stress and absence of psychological illness among the sample. The correlation test implied that there is a significant statistical relation between General health and perceived stress. The results obtained by t-test implied that there is a significant difference between the male and female respondents about socialization and perceived stress, wherein male subjects had greater socialization and female subjects had greater perceived stress.