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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part I

A study to associate the selected socio-demographic variables with level of stress, depression and anxiety among elders at old age homes, Puducherry

AUTHOR(S): P Prakash, Dr. Nappinai Seran, Dr. Navaneetha, Dr. Malarvizhi and Dr. Pradeep Thilakan
ABSTRACT:
A study was conducted to explore the association of selected socio-demographic variables with the level of depression, anxiety and stress among elders at Voluntrait, PONCARE (Pondicherry Society Care For the Aged), Clunny Home for aged and Anbu Nilayam in Puducherry. 211 samples in phase one and 90 sample was obtained in phase two was randomized into study and control group of 45 each. Tool used in this study was Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS-21). Results reveals that, the pre-test level of depression, anxiety and stress in association with demographic variables was not significant i.e. the ‘p’ value was >0.01 level where as the visit by family members has strong association with the score of depression i.e. the ‘p’ value was <0.01 level.
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How to cite this article:
P Prakash, Dr. Nappinai Seran, Dr. Navaneetha, Dr. Malarvizhi and Dr. Pradeep Thilakan. A study to associate the selected socio-demographic variables with level of stress, depression and anxiety among elders at old age homes, Puducherry. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2019; 4(1): 446-447.
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