Determination of the effects of innovativeness levels of the elderly on their psychological resilience


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Sarıoğlu Kemer A. , Gökalp K.

PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ppc.12629
  • Title of Journal : PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE

Abstract

Purpose This study was conducted to determine the rate at which the individual levels of innovativeness of the elderly explain their psychological resilience. Design and Methods This study was conducted with 313 elderly people. The data of the study were collected using the Individual Innovativeness Scale and Psychological Resilience Scale for Adults. Findings In this study, a significant relationship was found between individual innovativeness and psychological resilience in the elderly. Demographic variables were related to psychological resilience. Practice Implications Within the scope of these results, increasing the individual innovativeness levels of older adults will enable them to be psychologically more resilient.