International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022


A Descriptive Study to Assess the Psychosocial Problems of Retired Employees in Selected Areas of the City

Pranay Shelokar | Susanne Mathew


Abstract: Background: Retiring "May mean different things to different people. The problems in the old age retires are different from the general population so it should be dealt accordingly. The degree of adaptation to the fact of aging is crucial to man's happiness in the phase of life. Objectives: a) To assess the psychosocial problems of retired employees in selected area of the city. b) To associate the psychosocial problems of retired employees with selected demographic variables. Methodology: Descriptive research design Material: structured interview schedule. Sample: Sample consists of 100 retired employees Result: 31% of the employees had mild, 59% had moderate and 10% had severe level of psychosocial problems. The association of psychosocial problem scores with age in years of retired employees was calculated at 5% level of significance the value of 'F' is 2.75 the calculated 'p'=0.047 which was much less than the acceptable level of significance i. e. 'p'=0.05. Hence it is interpreted that age in years of retired employees is statistically associated with their psychosocial score. The study shows that there is significant association of psychosocial problems with the age, marital status, monthly income, physical illness and retired at and there is no association found in gender, number of children, family type, religion, retired since (in years).


Keywords: assess, psychosocial problem, retired employees


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,


Pages: 375 - 377


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