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Effect of Psychotherapy on the Welfare of the Elderly and Disabled People Living in Institutions (Based on the Research in Belgorod Region)


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The article presents the results of the survey, conducted in 2015 in five social institutions for elderly and people with disabilities in Belgorod region. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of psychotherapy on the welfare of institutionalized elderly and disabled people. The research included the survey of the administration and staff of the institutions for elderly (N=95), as well as the elderly patients themselves (N = 177). The necessity of a purposeful psychotherapeutic work with a contingent of the residential care is discussed in order to reduce the risk of depression and different kinds of dementia.

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Elderly, Disabled, Psychotherapy, the Residential Care, Institutionalized Elderly Adults, Social Services.
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Authors

Margarita O. Lysenko
Belgorod State University, 85 Pobeda St., Belgorod 308015, Russian Federation
Oksana V. Besschetnova
Belgorod State University, 85 Pobeda St., Belgorod 308015, Russian Federation
Olga A. Volkova
Belgorod State University, 85 Pobeda St., Belgorod 308015, Russian Federation
Marina E. Polenova
Belgorod State University, 85 Pobeda St., Belgorod 308015, Russian Federation

Abstract


The article presents the results of the survey, conducted in 2015 in five social institutions for elderly and people with disabilities in Belgorod region. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of psychotherapy on the welfare of institutionalized elderly and disabled people. The research included the survey of the administration and staff of the institutions for elderly (N=95), as well as the elderly patients themselves (N = 177). The necessity of a purposeful psychotherapeutic work with a contingent of the residential care is discussed in order to reduce the risk of depression and different kinds of dementia.

Keywords


Elderly, Disabled, Psychotherapy, the Residential Care, Institutionalized Elderly Adults, Social Services.