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pourmoradkohan P, bakhshian F. The Effectiveness of Brain Gym exercises on Self-esteem in Elderly. frooyesh. 2019; 7 (10) :297-318
1- Dept. of psychology, faculty of social sciences, Razi University, Kermanshah, I.R. Iran
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Self-esteem is an important aspect consistent in all stages of life that plays a role in emotional, social and psychological compliance. And this issue is more important at the time of old age, particularly in mental health. So, The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of brain gym exercises on Self- esteem in elderly.The following papers are an empirical study and the study sample included all elderly people in the Elderly Nursing Homes in Sari city. The sampling method of this research it was the kind of available. For this purpose, 30 people in their elderly were selected and randomly divided into two groups of 15, according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. The empirical group performed brain gym exercises, which have been exclusively designed to improve Self- esteem, in 8 sessions of 30 minutes. In order to measure self-esteem of participants in the pre-test and post-test was used from Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale. Covariance test was used to analyze the data. Concludingly, it was demonstrated that by controlling the pretest scores, there is a significant difference between Self-esteem of the control and empirical group. The findings of this survey confirmed the effectiveness brain exercise on cognitive factors such as self-esteem in the elderly.

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Type of Article: Research | Subject: General Psychology
Received: 2017/04/25 | Revised: 2019/01/8 | Accepted: 2017/08/2

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