International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 12, Part F (2019)
Some factors influencing Thanatophobia in the elderly individuals
The study was conducted to assess some factors influencing Thonatophobia (death anxiety) in elderly individuals. A sample of 200 elderly persons aged between 67 years to 88 years was selected from old age homes and those living with their families. Those subjects were administered Death Anxiety Scale, Demographic Schedule, alienation scales, and religious orientation scale. The results revealed that elderly women showed higher amount of Thanotophobia and extrinsic religiosity than elderly men, high alienated elderly persons reported more Thanatophobio compared to those of low alienated elderly those elderly persons who enjoyed high family supper; had shown lower death anxiety and the vice vets. Some intervention strategies have been suggested.
How to cite this article:
Bandana Kumari, Nishat Shaheen, Neelmani Kumari,, Simpee Kumari. Some factors influencing Thanatophobia in the elderly individuals. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(12):386-388.