Significance of Social Support to the Self-Esteem of the Elderly in Pakistan

Shah, Naqeeb Hussain, Paracha, Samiuullah, Ahmad, Mohammad Shakil, Ibrar, Mohammad and Janjua, Zoha (2021) Significance of Social Support to the Self-Esteem of the Elderly in Pakistan. Social Work in Mental Health. pp. 1-18. ISSN 1533-2985

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Abstract

Dignified and satisfying aging is a growing concern for individuals and policymakers across the world. The mechanism of aging reflects different psychological and physical changes over time. This research analyzes the implications of multifaceted life predictors for senior citizen’s self-esteem in Pakistan by examining the impact of socioeconomic status, social integration, general activities, and health in relation to the self-esteem of 312 retired senior citizens. Validated measures such as the Rosenberg Self-esteem Questionnaire and Bowling Quality of Life Questionnaire were used for data gathering. The results indicated that social integration was closely related to the self-esteem of the elderly.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Psychology > Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing > School of Psychology
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Depositing User: Samiullah Paracha
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2021 14:40
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2021 14:45
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/13752

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