Effectiveness of laughter therapy on stress among senior citizens in selected community setting at Kanchipuram district.

Vijaya Saraswathy, T (2012) Effectiveness of laughter therapy on stress among senior citizens in selected community setting at Kanchipuram district. Masters thesis, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.

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Abstract

Effectiveness of laughter therapy on stress among senior citizens in selected community setting at kanchipuram district. OBJECTIVES: To assess the level of stress among senior citizens. To assess the effectiveness of laughter therapy on stress among senior citizens. To find out the association between the effectiveness of laughter therapy on stress among senior citizens with selected demographic variables. HYPOTHESIS: There will be a significant difference between the pre test and post test level of stress among the senior citizens. There will be a significant association between the effectiveness of laughter therapy with selected demographic variables. LIMITATIONS: The study was limited to 30 senior citizens with stress. The duration of the study was 6 weeks. The languages known to the population is Tamil or English. The findings of the study cannot be generalized. The study was limited to keezhmaruvathur village, kanchipuram district.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Laughter Therapy; Stress; Senior Citizens; Kanchipuram District.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2017 09:56
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2017 09:56
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4358

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