Nearly 30% of the elderly have psychological problems
Nearly 30% of the elderly have psychological problems
As we get older, people often pay special attention to their health and don’t care about their mental health.
In real life, the mental health of the elderly is crucial.
While paying attention to the health of the elderly, we should not ignore the mental health of the elderly.
According to relevant information, most elderly people have different levels of psychological problems. It can be said that psychological problems have become a major problem affecting the quality of life of the elderly and should be highly valued by the whole society.
Professor Hao Maishou, an expert on elderly problems in the Tianjin Academy of Social Sciences, said that mental health and physical health of the elderly are interrelated and interacting. Mental health affects people’s physical health all the time.
If the elderly are in a state of high tension or depression for a long time, due to changes in their internal hormone secretion, muscle tension, etc., the immune system will be difficult to be in the best working condition, its resistance will decline, and the disease will take advantage of it.
The elderly should pay attention to edifying their own sentiments, broaden their minds and pay attention to their mental health.
If you feel that your mood is persistently depressed and unpleasant, you should go to a mental clinic or psychological counseling center as soon as possible to receive psychological therapy to ensure your mental health and physical health.
Nearly 30% of the elderly are often depressed. According to a survey data from relevant departments, 28% of the elderly have obvious depression, inferiority and many other psychological problems, which seriously affect the physical health and quality of life of the elderly.
As for the mental health problems of the elderly, the reporter interviewed Li Weimei, a consultant from the Zhongtai Psychological Counseling Center.
She mentioned that the current common symptoms of mental health in the elderly are mainly the following: First, because after retirement, it is difficult to adapt to changes in social roles and social interactions at a time, often seeing old things, nostalgia, sentimentality, and a melancholy mentality.Depression, sadness, dizziness and other symptoms may occur over time.
Second, the relationship with the children is not harmonious or other communication with others, emotional alienation, feelings of inferiority, loneliness, impatience, and easy to move.
The third is sensitive, suspicious, hostile to people, and not easy to believe in others.
This phenomenon is very likely to occur in women’s bodies after the age of 60.
Therefore, once you have a mental illness, you should be treated in a timely manner to avoid serious consequences.
Experts analyze the psychology of the nine elderly people and they are happy and active.
That is, cheerful, happy, love life, actively participate in various activities, do something within their power.
The second is direct interest.
That is to be able to rationally accept and adapt to changes after retirement, to be content with life, and to be able to take the initiative to improve interpersonal relationships.
The third is to care about health.
Kinds of elderly people pay special attention to their health, lest they are sick and sick.
The fourth is the relief type.
That is, introverted personality, after retirement, it is less social, and often has depression.
The fifth is to pursue support.
That means strong, need others to emotionally support them and help them in life.
The sixth is to insist on work type.
That is to say, always use busy behavior and hard work to prove that you still have the ability.
Seven is indifferent.
That is to say, life is very bitter, and I can’t do anything about the status quo, giving people the impression of being indifferent.
Eight is self-blaming.
That is to say, after reviewing their own lives, they found that some of the goals were not met. They blamed them for their incompetence, and often blamed themselves and even felt self-guilt.
Nine is angry.
Such elderly people are often suspicious, and they feel that they are the victims of the environment and feel that life is not fun.
Looking back on the past, blaming the cause of failure on objectivity and venting resentment on others.
Pleasant positive and direct-interested old people are seriously beneficial to their health, while indifferent, self-blaming, angry old people are prone to mental illness and penetration of physical diseases.
Mental health should also be “calcium supplementation” Professor Hao Maishou, an expert on elderly problems in the Municipal Academy of Social Sciences. He pointed out that in order to solve the mental health problems of the elderly who are currently very prominent, it is necessary to meet the spiritual needs of the elderly and need the society.The joint efforts of the family and the elderly themselves.
First of all, the society should strengthen the emphasis on the psychological problems of the elderly, strengthen the construction of the community’s old age culture, enrich the spiritual culture of the elderly, and increase some elderly psychological counseling institutions.
In fact, children and juniors should estimate the mental support for the elderly.No matter how busy the work is, children should always go home to see, accompany the elderly, strengthen communication with the elderly, eliminate the lonely troubles of the elderly, and let the elderly feel the joy of family.
In addition, the elderly themselves must correct their own mentality, maintain a positive and optimistic attitude towards life, care more about themselves, comfort themselves and maintain a psychological balance.
At the same time, you should cultivate some hobbies and enrich your life.