Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2321-5828

ISSN Online :  0975-6795


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Emotional Stability of the Elderly People

Address:   Prof. D. Kalpana1*, Dr. Zenetta Rosaline2 1Research Assistant, Department of Women’s Studies, Bharathiar University
2Professor/Director, Department of Women’s Studies, Bharathiar University
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5828.2019.00022.6

Emotions have an influential value in life, control on emotions is essential for prosperous life. A person who fails to control their emotions faces lot of problems in day to day life. Even emotional stability results happy and adjustable life therefore emotional stability is an important aspect of human life. Emotional stability is the process in which the personality is continuously striving for greater sense of emotional health, both intra-physically and intra-personally. Emotionally stable individuals are calm and happy, they are satisfied with their life; they deal with the situation in perfect way and solve their problems easily. As population aging becomes more and more pronounced, the concern for mental health and wellbeing of older people is also increasing. With the unprecedented increase in the number of oldest adults, several studies have paid attention to centenarians and their lives exploring factors related to longevity, such as health, generic influences, general life style etc. However, till date in India, research on aging was primarily confined to socio-demographic profiles, problems of and services to the aged etc. As a result certain issues related to the problems of elderly have received in sufficient and one such area is elderly well-being, self-esteem and mental health. Even speculation about the nature of the problem has been difficult because of invisibility and sensitiveness of the problem. The elderly often experience mental health issues and mental disorders. The present study focuses on the emotional stability of the elderly people. The study is descriptive in nature. 102 elderly people were selected for the study. Purposive sampling method is used for collecting data.
Emotional Stability, Mental health, Well-being, Self-esteem and Life style
D. Kalpana, Zenetta Rosaline. Emotional Stability of the Elderly People. Res. J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2019; 10(1):137-139.
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