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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
nursing home patient psychology, control psychology in old age, rural elderly psychology
The purposes of this study are:
1. To determine the relationship of perceived control of daily activities with levels of hopelessness in nursing home residents residing in two rural Minnesota nursing homes.
2. To explore the impact of differing staffing patterns in the two facilities as it relates to residents' perception of control and levels of hopelessness.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Nursing home patients -- Psychology
Control (Psychology) in old age
Rural elderly -- Psychology
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1994 Melanie Dunlap. All rights reserved
Dunlap, Melanie, "Perception of Control Over Daily Activities and Hopelessness in Elderly Rural Nursing Home Residents" (1994). Theses and Dissertations. 714.