Author(s): Jincy Jose, Sandra Benny, Sara Philip, Sreelakshmi Prakash, Vijisha Vijayan, Jyothilekshmi J.

Email(s): jyothi.sreelal@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00028   

Address: Jincy Jose1, Sandra Benny1, Sara Philip1, Sreelakshmi Prakash1, Vijisha Vijayan1, Jyothilekshmi J.2
14th Year BSc Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kadapakkada, Kollam, Kerala, India.
2Nursing Tutor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kadapakkada, Kollam, Kerala, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
The present study entitled “A descriptive study to assess the emotional problems among elderly people residing in selected areas in Kerala”. The objective of the study was to assess the emotional problems among elderly people residing in selected areas in Kerala, to find out the association between the emotional problems among elderly and selected demographic variables. A total of 60 samples were selected based on purposive sampling technique and the emotional problems was assessed by providing self-structured questionnaire through google forms. The collected data were analyzed by using inferential statistics. The result of the study shows that among elderly people 8%were having mild emotional problems, 72 %were having moderate emotional problems and 20% were having severe emotional problems. The present study shows that there is no significant association between age, gender, marital status, education, occupation and family with emotional problems among elderly (calculated value


Cite this article:
Jincy Jose, Sandra Benny, Sara Philip, Sreelakshmi Prakash, Vijisha Vijayan, Jyothilekshmi J. A descriptive study to assess the emotional problems among elderly people residing in selected areas in Kerala. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(1):132-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00028

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Jincy Jose, Sandra Benny, Sara Philip, Sreelakshmi Prakash, Vijisha Vijayan, Jyothilekshmi J. A descriptive study to assess the emotional problems among elderly people residing in selected areas in Kerala. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(1):132-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00028   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-1-28


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