Biopsychosocial Needs of Elderly Individuals in Prolonged Social Isolation During the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Qualitative Study


Baser D. A., FİDANCI İ., AKSOY H., Cevik M., CANKURTARAN M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY, vol.15, no.2, pp.133-137, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.6890/ijge.202104_15(2).0009
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-137
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: As countries are affected by COVID-19, the elderly population will be told to self-isolate for "a very long time" in Turkey and a lot of countries. The aim of study was to evaluate the biopsychosocial needs of elderly individuals in the COVID-19 outbreak.