A Survey on Efficacy of group logotherapy on loneliness and anxiety of death in elderly people | Abstract

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)


A Survey on Efficacy of group logotherapy on loneliness and anxiety of death in elderly people

Author(s):Araghian Shima , Toozandehjani Hassan

The current study is a quasi-test study to evaluate the effectiveness of logotherapy in group method on loneliness and anxiety of death among elderly people. The population of the study included all seniors 65 years old and older living in sanitarium in Mashhad. The sample consisted of 20 elderly men and women living in sanitarium in Mashhad on 2013- 2014 which were selected from above population in an available and voluntarily sampling way and then were randomly assigned to two groups.[1]The instruments consisted revised loneliness scale [1] and Death Anxiety Scale [2]. The analysis of covariance was used for Data analyzing. The results showed that there is a meaningful difference between test and control groups on the scale of loneliness and anxiety of death (p<0.05)

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