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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Study of mindfulness and depression in old age people

Verma Udai Prakash, Kumar Arun

Department of Psychology, GurukulaKangriVishwavidyalaya Haridwar, Uttrakhand, Pin 249404

Abstract

Old age is the truth of everyone’s life. In this stage, there are many changes in the life of a person, such as retirement from job, sometime death of spouse, separation from children due to their job or marriage, becoming physically weak etc. Due to these, the aged person goes through many psychological problems.Mindfulness has get attention over the past decades as a way to increase wellbeing. It can be helpful for old age life. The present study is an attempt to investigate the effect of mindfulness on depression among aged people. For this study, sample of 100 aged people in the age range on 60 to 80 years were included through purposive sampling technique from district Haridwar. The five facet mindfulness scale (Baer et al., 2004) and depression scale (Karim and Tiwari, 1986) were used to measure variables.The level of mindfulness and depression was found to be lower in old age people living in old age home than in old age people living with family.Mindfulness has been seen to have a positive effect on depression.

Old age, Older adults, Mindfulness, Depression

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Verma Udai Prakash and Kumar Arun (2019). Study of mindfulness and depression in old age people. Environment Conservation Journal20(SE), 93-96.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.SE02018

Received: 03.09.2019

Revised: 24.10.2019

Accepted: 19.11.2019

First Online: 13.12. 2019

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.SE02018

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