|Type||Journal Article - International Journal of Health Sciences and Research|
|Title||Psychosocial Problems: An Issue among the Elderly in Kathmandu, Nepal|
Introduction: With an increasing population ageing and by the changing context of the world, elderly has
been pushed into a state of loneliness, helplessness, frustration and meaninglessness leading them to
various psychosocial problems. The study was conducted to compare the psychosocial problems and
determine its relationship with the selected demographic variables of the elderly living in institutional and
home settings in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Methods: The co-relational comparative study was carried out in 2013 among 132 elderly aged 60 years
and/above residing in old age homes and home settings in Kathmandu by using pre-tested structured
interview schedule. Date were analysed by using SPSS software version 19.
|»||Nepal - Population and Housing Census 2011|