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Sangani A, jangi P, Homayouni A. Identification of the focus of attention, loneliness, acceptance and cultural attitude in elderly located in care centers and independent elderly. jgn. 2018; 4 (3)
URL: http://jgn.medilam.ac.ir/article-1-274-en.html
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Abstract:   (125 Views)
Introduction and purpose: Throughout the life of people, environment can play a crucial role in the process of cognitive, behavioral, and even physical thinking, so the purpose of this study is to Identification of the focus of attention, loneliness, acceptance and cultural attitude in elderly people located in care centers and independent elderly.
Materials and Methods: The research method was a causal comparison and the statistical population of the study was all elderly women aged 65-75 without cognitive problems. The sample consisted of 35 elderly people in care centers and 35 independent elderly people who both had normal and healthy cognitive function through non-random available sampling. Cognitive health recognition was performed on the basis of psychologist's diagnosis and cognitive status index (SPMSQ). They were asked to complete a questionnaire on Marlow and Crown Recognition Scale, Feeling lonely SELSA-S, Focus of Attention Questionnaire (FAQ) and the Hofstede Social Housing Assessment Questionnaire. Data were analyzed using Mann-Whitney Variables Analysis (MANOVA).
Findings: The findingsof this test indicate that there is a significant difference in the level of (0/01) existence between the recognition of the difference between focus of attention, loneliness, acceptance and cultural attitude in elderly people located in care centers and independent elderly.
Conclusion: According to the results of the research, it can generally be concluded that provision of family-based care and the implementation of health-welfare interventions by the relevant organs in the care centers of the elderly can be effective in promoting the general health of the elderly.
 
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/05/2 | Accepted: 2018/05/15 | Published: 2018/06/10

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