Loneliness and Social Isolation among Older Women: Coping Interventions a Way Forward

Authors

  • Dr. Uzma Ashiq Assistant Professor , Department of Social Work , University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Beenish Ijaz Butt Incharge/Assistant Professor , Department of Social Work , University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Abubakar Nazeer Choudhry Senior Research Officer , ORIC , University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan

Keywords:

Elderly Women, Evidence Based Practices, Interventions, Isolation, Loneliness, Pakistan Strategies

Abstract

Loneliness and social isolation among older adults is a growing public concerns now a days due to swelling population of older adults and scare financial resources. Older adults are more vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation. It affects their quality of life and a root cause of their bad mental and physical health specifically women in developing countries. This review based paper focused that the quantitative outcome studies to date have been focused only which are failing to account for the other forms of evidence based practices. Therefore, the concerns are growing about the failure of quantitative review regarding the in depth explanations of the diverse perspective on research activity and phenomenology. This paper explored that the reflection of these concerns can be evaluated through the recent research calls for greater qualitative integrated work for better understanding of the intervention designs, implementation process of these interventions and development of results. Thus, this paper discussed that there have been a multiple reviews in this domain which indicated that there is immense need of augment research which may explore coping interventions that really work for tackling the loneliness and social isolation among older women.

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Published

2022-06-30

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Ashiq, U., Ijaz Butt, B., & Nazeer Choudhry, A. (2022). Loneliness and Social Isolation among Older Women: Coping Interventions a Way Forward. Pakistan Social Sciences Review, 6(2), 130–137. Retrieved from https://ojs.pssr.org.pk/journal/article/view/121