A Descriptive Study to Assess the Psychological Problems and Coping Strategies among Old Age People Residing at Old Age Home, NCR
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

A Descriptive Study to Assess the Psychological Problems and Coping Strategies among Old Age People Residing at Old Age Home, NCR

Swati, Rajwant Kaur, Surendra Sharma

A descriptive study to assess the psychological problems and coping strategies among old age people residing at old age home, NCR. In this study a quantitative approach and descriptive research design was used. 100 old age people were selected by purposive sampling technique at Guru Vishram Vridh Ashram, Badarpur, New Delhi. Modified rating scale was used to assess the psychological problems and coping strategies among old age people. The majority of old age people 66 % showed depression, 52 % dementia, 49 % mild anxiety and 97 % social isolation. Majority of old age people 71 % showed poor coping strategies. There was no association between psychological problems and selected demographic variables as p-value > 0.05. There was a negative correlation between psychological problems and coping strategies among old age people as the coping strategies decreases and psychological problems increases.

Keywords: Psychological problems, Coping strategies, Old age people

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

Pages: 1845 - 1852

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Swati, Rajwant Kaur, Surendra Sharma, "A Descriptive Study to Assess the Psychological Problems and Coping Strategies among Old Age People Residing at Old Age Home, NCR", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20198940, Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019, 1845 - 1852

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