Assessment of the Psychological Wellbeing of Elderly Residing at Pooncheri Rural Community Area in Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords:Elderly, Wellbeing, rural community area, psychological wellbeing scale.
A descriptive Study on Assessment of the psychological wellbeing residing in pooncheri rural community
area in kancheepuram (dist.), Tamil Nadu India. The objectives are to assess psychological wellbeing of
elderly people. To find out the association between levels of psychological wellbeing of elderly people and
selected demographic variables of elderly people. The sampling technique was non-probability, purposive
sampling technique with 111 samples of elderly people and WHO standardized psychological wellbeing scale
were used to assess psychological wellbeing of elderly. The demographic variables Performa, were used to
collect data. The data collection tools were validated and reliability was established. The data collection for
the main study was done. The collected data was tabulated and analyzed, using descriptive and inferential
statistics. Majority of elderly 71.2% had adequate, 28.8% had moderate wellbeing, There no poor wellbeing.
The psychological wellbeing mean value is57.34.