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Masoudi M, Poorjafar M, Piri S. A Systematic Review of Research on the Mental Health of the Elderly in Iran: A Co-Word Study. Journal title 2024; 17 (4) :101-117
URL: http://rph.khu.ac.ir/article-1-4333-en.html
1- Islamic Azad University, North Tehran Branch
2- Tarbiat Modares University , poorjafar.mr@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3689 Views)
The aging process, conducting research to obtain practical insights to improve their mental health. This study, with the aim of evaluating scientific research in the field of mental health of the elderly, used the descriptive research method, content analysis, and systematic review and co-occurrence techniques. "Magiran", "Sid" and "Noormags" databases were examined and the co-occurrence map of their keywords was drawn using Raver-matrix and UCINET software. The findings showed that Tehran province was in the first place, Shahrekord, Fars and Razavi Khorasan were in the second and third place. The most studied physical places were nursing homes and medical centers with a frequency of 29 and 18. Retirement centers, sports places and mosques were places with fewer studies. Descriptive-analytical method was the most used with 54% and correlational and quasi-experimental methods (pre and post-test) were ranked second and third with 30% and 28.73% frequency. The most used tools were questionnaires and interviews. The words "depression", "quality of life" with a frequency of 8 and a total link strength of 24 and 21 were the most frequent, "elderly women" and "anxiety" with an occurrence of 7 and 5 and a link strength of 14 and 15 among the most frequent keywords.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: health Psychology
Received: 2023/08/11 | Accepted: 2024/03/19 | Published: 2024/04/26

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