International Journal of Home Science
2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART A
Loneliness among functionally disabled elderly
Author(s): Preeti and Agarwal Shalini
Loneliness causes people to feel empty, alone and unwanted. People who are lonely often crave human contact, but their state of mind makes it more difficult to form connections with other people. The main purpose of this study is to gain the attention of people regarding the problem of elderly having functionally disabled disease, problem and loneliness physical problem. Aim of this study to identify loneliness and functionally disabled physical, visual, hearing elderly. The research design of the study was descriptive design. The sample size was 120 (60 respondents in male and 60 respondent female). The sampling tools and techniques was self – constructed and Pre-tested interview schedule along with Loneliness scale by “UCLA Loneliness scale” Published by –Peplau R.D. and Perguson M.L (1978).
How to cite this article:
Preeti, Agarwal Shalini. Loneliness among functionally disabled elderly. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(1):05-07.