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A study on the social behavior and social isolation of the elderly Korea.

Yi ES, Hwang HJ - J Exerc Rehabil (2015)

Bottom Line: This section discusses the results obtained through document analysis.Second, the social isolation and social activity of the elderly are problems (suicide, criminals, dementia, depression and medical costs) of the elderly, change trend of the elderly issues related to social isolation and prediction factors that personal and regional.Lastly, as a role and challenges of the field of rehabilitation exercise aimed at resolving social isolation should be vitalized such as the development and provision of various relationship-building programs.

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Affiliation: Department of Exercise Rehabilitation & Welfare, College of Health Science, Gachon University, Incheon, Korea.

ABSTRACT
This study aimed at presenting what factors are to predict the social isolation of the elderly as an element to prevent the problem of why various matters related to old people are inevitably taking place by carefully examining the meaning of social isolation and the conditions of social isolation that the South Korean senior citizens go through after working on previous studies. This section discusses the results obtained through document analysis. First, the aspects of the elderly's social isolation arising from the changes of the South Korean society are changes of family relationship, the social structure, the economic structure and the culture. Second, the social isolation and social activity of the elderly are problems (suicide, criminals, dementia, depression and medical costs) of the elderly, change trend of the elderly issues related to social isolation and prediction factors that personal and regional. Lastly, as a role and challenges of the field of rehabilitation exercise aimed at resolving social isolation should be vitalized such as the development and provision of various relationship-building programs.

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The situations of old criminals 2000–2009. Source: The Korean Institute of Criminology Crimes and Criminal Justice Statistics.
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Mentions: On the other hand, cause analysis of a sharp rise in crimes by the old population and the measures against them found that the crime rate of the elderly had surged by around 250% to 5.9% (126,508 crimes) out of the total 2,519,237 crimes in 2009 from 2.5% (54,371 crimes) out of the total 2,241,635 crimes in 2000, and in terms of the crime motive, animosity and anger which accounted for 43.1% of the total came first as shown in Fig. 2. The statistics can be in part interpreted as a sort of reaction by the elderly to the victim mentality that they are socially excluded and disregarded.


A study on the social behavior and social isolation of the elderly Korea.

Yi ES, Hwang HJ - J Exerc Rehabil (2015)

The situations of old criminals 2000–2009. Source: The Korean Institute of Criminology Crimes and Criminal Justice Statistics.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f2-jer-11-3-125: The situations of old criminals 2000–2009. Source: The Korean Institute of Criminology Crimes and Criminal Justice Statistics.
Mentions: On the other hand, cause analysis of a sharp rise in crimes by the old population and the measures against them found that the crime rate of the elderly had surged by around 250% to 5.9% (126,508 crimes) out of the total 2,519,237 crimes in 2009 from 2.5% (54,371 crimes) out of the total 2,241,635 crimes in 2000, and in terms of the crime motive, animosity and anger which accounted for 43.1% of the total came first as shown in Fig. 2. The statistics can be in part interpreted as a sort of reaction by the elderly to the victim mentality that they are socially excluded and disregarded.

Bottom Line: This section discusses the results obtained through document analysis.Second, the social isolation and social activity of the elderly are problems (suicide, criminals, dementia, depression and medical costs) of the elderly, change trend of the elderly issues related to social isolation and prediction factors that personal and regional.Lastly, as a role and challenges of the field of rehabilitation exercise aimed at resolving social isolation should be vitalized such as the development and provision of various relationship-building programs.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Exercise Rehabilitation & Welfare, College of Health Science, Gachon University, Incheon, Korea.

ABSTRACT
This study aimed at presenting what factors are to predict the social isolation of the elderly as an element to prevent the problem of why various matters related to old people are inevitably taking place by carefully examining the meaning of social isolation and the conditions of social isolation that the South Korean senior citizens go through after working on previous studies. This section discusses the results obtained through document analysis. First, the aspects of the elderly's social isolation arising from the changes of the South Korean society are changes of family relationship, the social structure, the economic structure and the culture. Second, the social isolation and social activity of the elderly are problems (suicide, criminals, dementia, depression and medical costs) of the elderly, change trend of the elderly issues related to social isolation and prediction factors that personal and regional. Lastly, as a role and challenges of the field of rehabilitation exercise aimed at resolving social isolation should be vitalized such as the development and provision of various relationship-building programs.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus