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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 number of old depression patients. Source: The Ministry of Health and Welfare (2010). Health and Welfare Businesses for the Elderly Information (unit: 100,000 person).
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f4-jer-11-3-125: The number of old depression patients. Source: The Ministry of Health and Welfare (2010). Health and Welfare Businesses for the Elderly Information (unit: 100,000 person).

Mentions: The number of depression patients has continuously risen by 170% for the past five years, according to the statistics of old depression patients (2011. 03.11). The total number of old depression patients has gone up to 147,721 in 2009 from 89,040 in 2004. If we calculate the number of depression patients over 65 per 100,000 old people, it has swelled to 25,979 in 2009 from 18,818 in 2004 (Fig. 4).


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

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

The number of old depression patients. Source: The Ministry of Health and Welfare (2010). Health and Welfare Businesses for the Elderly Information (unit: 100,000 person).
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f4-jer-11-3-125: The number of old depression patients. Source: The Ministry of Health and Welfare (2010). Health and Welfare Businesses for the Elderly Information (unit: 100,000 person).
Mentions: The number of depression patients has continuously risen by 170% for the past five years, according to the statistics of old depression patients (2011. 03.11). The total number of old depression patients has gone up to 147,721 in 2009 from 89,040 in 2004. If we calculate the number of depression patients over 65 per 100,000 old people, it has swelled to 25,979 in 2009 from 18,818 in 2004 (Fig. 4).

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