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Ilali E S, Bashkani M, Jahanbakhsh F. A Review of the Effect of Leisure on Depression in the Elderly. Clin Exc 2018; 8 (2) :50-60
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Department of Nursing, school of Nursing and midwifery, Mazandaran university of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
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Nowadays, the problem of aging and its complications is very important, because for many years this group of people experiences a significant increase. The major problems of this cortex are psychological and depression from loneliness and lack of good leisure has caused many psychological problems in the elderly. Therefore, the aim of this review study is to investigate the issue of leisure time in the elderly and its impact on depression.
In this overview, articles published in domestic and foreign journals in the Google Scholar, ProQuest, Elsevier, Pubmed, ISI (Web of Science), Iran Medex, Scopus, Shahbalaghi databases, years 1990 to 2018. Searching for articles was mainly done using the keywords of the elderly and the aging, leisure, depression and the equivalent of their English, Elderly and aging, Leisure, Depression. At the end of the search, 100 articles were obtained and finally 9 articles were included in the review. The stroke criterion was used to evaluate the quality of the articles.
In this review study, 9 articles were investigated. In these articles, at first leisure time and its activities were examined and a complete definition of this variable was introduced. Then, considering the factors influencing the creation of better conditions for leisure time, its impact on depression in the elderly was discussed and the experiences of the elderly in this period were expressed to relieve depression.
The results showed that the first issue faced by the elderly is the issue of passing old age. Because they have a lot of empty time ahead. So the theme of leisure is very important to them. Various methods have been developed to cover this period, according to the results of this study, the selection of new social responsibilities, the sharing of their experiences with others, narrative therapy, physical activity and regular exercise, the use of capabilities, the creation of activity New ones are the ones that fill the vacuum caused by leisure and reduce psychological problems and depression in this valuable community.
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: پرستاری
Received: 2019/03/4 | Accepted: 2019/03/4 | Published: 2019/03/4

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