Mental Health Care for the Elderly: For Public Health Personnel

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Chawisa Kaewanun
Wanjaree Maneeseang


The elderly, another stage of life are facing physical, mind, and social challenges of changes which can affect their image, self-confidence, and self-esteem, If these elderly are unable to adapt to changes life circumstances leading to mental health issues such as feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, stress, depression, and suicide also chronic illness is a factor affecting the mental health of the elderly. Accordingly, it is very important to help the elderly understand their emotion, social, and the environment by learning to adapt to changes makes the elderly have a wise understanding of life and coping problems well, can accept reality regularly perform activities that are beneficial to the body and mind. As a result, the elderly have a good quality of life and live happily in society.


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