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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:2, February, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(2): 1747-1751

A Study on Impact of Ageing on Self Esteem
Reena Rawal1 and Anshu2
Department of Extension Education and Communication Management, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004 (Haryana), India
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Old age involves a number of other changes that might contribute to declines in self-esteem, including spousal loss, decreased social support, declining physical health, cognitive impairments. Main objective of the study is to measure impact of ageing on self-esteem of older people and to find the factors affecting the self-esteem of older people. Self -esteem of the respondents was measured on three different aspects- Performance self-esteem, Social self-esteem and Appearance self-esteem. Result indicated that nearly half of the respondents had medium and high level of Performance self-esteem and medium level of Social self-esteem. Majority of the respondents had medium level of Appearance self-esteem followed by low level of Appearance self-esteem. It was found that the respondents who have higher level of education had high level of performance self –esteem.

Keywords: Old age, Psychological Wellbeing and Self-Esteem

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Reena Rawal and Anshu. 2019. A Study on Impact of Ageing on Self Esteem.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(2): 1747-1751. doi:
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