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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART A

Assessment of the level of stress among elderly

Author(s): Mahima Tandon
Abstract:
Old age and stress go hand in hand, in modern usage stress refers to being under a great deal of emotional, mental and social pressure for prolonged period of time. The present study focused on assessing the level of stress among elderly. The study was carried out in Lucknow, and the sample was selected following Multistage sampling technique. The sample for this study comprised of 120 elderly individuals (60 females and 60 males respectively) from living in home and old age home. Stress scale developed by Lakshmi and Narain (1936) was used to assess the stress level significant difference in stress level was found among the elderly living with families and old age house.
Pages: 31-33  |  42 Views  58 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mahima Tandon. Assessment of the level of stress among elderly. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):31-33.
International Journal of Home Science