The Impact Of The Communications About The COVID-19 Pandemic On Facebook On Tertiary Students' Mental Health
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The article applies a combination of document research methods; survey method by questionnaire; psychological test method and data processing method using mathematical statistics to find out the impact of accessing information about the COVID-19 pandemic on Facebook on the mental health of students from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City during the fourth outbreak period (May to October 2021). Research results have shown that students have fairly frequent access to information about the COVID-19 pandemic on this social platform. At the same time, the majority of students participating in the survey did not experience problems related to stress, anxiety, and depression. Howerver, there was still a small number of students who have problems related to stress, anxiety, and depression from mild to very severe. In addition, the study also showed the influential magnitude of accessing information related to the COVID-19 pandemic on Facebook on the levels of stress, anxiety, and depression of students.