International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022


A Study to Assess the Emotional Problems and Coping Strategies among Senior Citizens Living in Old Age Homes in Selected Areas of Himachal Pradesh

Manisha Sharma [2]


Abstract: Background: Aging is a natural and continuous irreversible changing process. In this stage progressive generalized impairment of function occur which results in loss of adaptive response to stress, anxiety and depresssion. Unfortunately for the past 50 years, the traditional Indian family system has been changed to nuclear family. The role of providing safety security has been shared by the institution such as old age home. The absence of family care surrounding gives rise to loneliness and depression. Objectives: 1. To assess the emotional problems experienced by Senior Citizens living In old age homes in selected areas of Himachal Pradesh. To find the coping strategies adopted By Senior Citizen Living in old age homes in selected areas of Himachal Pradesh. Methodology: A descriptive study was conducted in 2020 in selected areas of old age homes of district, Mandi, H.P, samples of 45 senior citizens were selected by using purposive sampling technique over a month. Result: The findings showed that the mean score of level of depression is 22.27? 4.68 SD which reveals that majority of subjects were having severe level of depression and level of Anxiety is 21.84 ? 4.41 SD which reveals that majority of subjects were having very severe level of Anxiety or the mean score of level of Stress is 21.84 ? 4.41 SD which reveals that majority of subjects were having moderate level of Stress.


Keywords: emotional problems, stress, depression, anxiety, coping strategies


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,


Pages: 1039 - 1041


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Manisha Sharma, "A Study to Assess the Emotional Problems and Coping Strategies among Senior Citizens Living in Old Age Homes in Selected Areas of Himachal Pradesh", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022, pp. 1039-1041, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=MR22321101622

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