National Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

National Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

ISSN: 2455-9040

Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

A study about depression and stress among older people

Author(s): Kiran Yadav, Sunita Mishra
Abstract: The main purpose of this research was to find out the mean difference between old age home and residing in their home in depression and stress among older people. The total 120 elderly (60 elderly in old age home and 60 residing in their home) of age range 60-80 year. The research tool for hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) and Use the scale Dr. shruti narain (2014) Stress scale (SS-LVNS) was used and the test was applied to check the depression and stress well-being and the ANOVA method used to check the difference. Result reveals that significant difference in stress and depression well-being –old age with respect to both old age with respect to both old age home and residing in their home. While the difference between stress and depression well-being reveals and the elderly people who live in old age home suffer from stress and depression and residing in their home elderly people live with family and happy and significant difference were found in stress and depression well-being in old age.
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