CALL FOR PAPERS

CERTIFICATE

IMPACT FACTOR 2019

Subject Area

  • Life Sciences / Biology
  • Architecture / Building Management
  • Asian Studies
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics & Finance
  • Engineering / Acoustics
  • Environmental Science
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • General Sciences
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Nanotechnology & Nanoscience
  • Nonlinear Science
  • Chaos & Dynamical Systems
  • Physics
  • Social Sciences & Humanities

Why Us? >>

  • Open Access
  • Peer Reviewed
  • Rapid Publication
  • Life time hosting
  • Free promotion service
  • Free indexing service
  • More citations
  • Search engine friendly

Plagiarism Detection

IJCR is following an instant policy on rejection those received papers with plagiarism rate of more than 20%. So, All of authors and contributors must check their papers before submission to making assurance of following our anti-plagiarism policies.

 

 

 

 

A cross-sectional study to assess psychosocial stressors in elderly with depression at department of geriatric mental health, Kgmu, Lucknow

Author: 
Shubham Gupta, Sudha Mishra and Dr. Bhupendra Singh
Subject Area: 
Health Sciences
Abstract: 

Background: Depression in elderly is a condition where an elderly is going through a lot of changes and stress, both physically and mentally. Psychosocial stressors are the most commonly affect the elderly and interfere the daily activities. This study assesses the psychosocial stressors among the elderly with depression. Objective: The main objective of the study was to find out the association between the psychosocial stressors and level of depression in elderly with depression. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted on 60 elderly diagnosed with depression who were attending the OPD and IPD of Department of Geriatric Mental Health, KGMU, Lucknow. Severity of depression, level of stress and psychosocial stressors were assessed with Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, Perceived Stress Scale and Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale respectively. Socio-demographic and clinical details were also obtained from the patient by using a semi-structured socio-demographic pro forma. Results: Most of the patients reported very severe depression (53.33%) while 93.33% reported moderate level of perceived stress. A significant association was found between psychosocial stressors and depression with type of family, educational status and history of mental illness. Psychosocial stressors were significantly correlated with depression. Regarding type of family, educational status and history of mental illness, psychosocial stressors were significantly correlated. Conclusion: The study concluded that, psychosocial stressors were associated with depression in elderly which suggests that psychosocial stressors may be a very important factor influencing depression in elderly patients.

PDF file: 

Announcement

IJMCE RECOMMENDATION

ONLINE PAYPAL PAYMENT

CURRENT ISSUE

NEWS

CHIEF EDITOR
Rosane Cavalcante Fragoso, Brasil
ASSOCIATE CHIEF EDITOR

   

Jean-Marc SABATIER
Chief Scientific Officer and Head of a Research Group
France

Advantages of IJCR

  • Rapid Publishing
  • Professional publishing practices
  • Indexing in leading database
  • High level of citation
  • High Qualitiy reader base
  • High level author suport

EDITORIAL BOARD

Luai Farhan Zghair
Iraq
Hasan Ali Abed Al-Zu’bi
Jordanian
Fredrick OJIJA
Tanzanian
Firuza M. Tursunkhodjaeva
Uzbekistan
Faraz Ahmed Farooqi
Saudi Arabia
Eric Randy Reyes Politud
Philippines
Elsadig Gasoom FadelAlla Elbashir
Sudan
Eapen, Asha Sarah
United State
Dr.Arun Kumar A
India
Dr. Zafar Iqbal
Pakistan
Dr. SHAHERA S.PATEL
India
Dr. Ruchika Khanna
India
Dr. Recep TAS
Turkey
Dr. Rasha Ali Eldeeb
Egypt
Dr. Pralhad Kanhaiyalal Rahangdale
India
DR. PATRICK D. CERNA
Philippines
Dr. Nicolas Padilla- Raygoza
Mexico
Dr. Mustafa Y. G. Younis
Libiya
Dr. Muhammad shoaib Ahmedani
Saudi Arabia
DR. MUHAMMAD ISMAIL MOHMAND
United State
DR. MAHESH SHIVAJI CHAVAN
India
DR. M. ARUNA
India
Dr. Lim Gee Nee
Malaysia
Dr. Jatinder Pal Singh Chawla
India
DR. IRAM BOKHARI
Pakistan
Dr. FARHAT NAZ RAHMAN
Pakistan
Dr. Devendra kumar Gupta
India
Dr. ASHWANI KUMAR DUBEY
India
Dr. Ali Seidi
Iran
Dr. Achmad Choerudin
Indonesia
Dr Ashok Kumar Verma
India
Thi Mong Diep NGUYEN
France
Dr. Muhammad Akram
Pakistan
Dr. Imran Azad
Oman
Dr. Meenakshi Malik
India
Aseel Hadi Hamzah
Iraq
Anam Bhatti
Malaysia
Md. Amir Hossain
Bangladesh
Ahmet İPEKÇİ
Turkey
Mirzadi Gohari
Iran