With advancing age, the mood swings that people struggle with increase gradually.
physical weakness, death of friends or family, impaired functioning of sense organs
Problems such as reductions can contribute to this situation. At the advanced level, this situation is variable.
and not only with an unhappy mood, but also by turning into anxiety and depression in the elderly.
may be associated with disease. With the physiological difficulties of old age and the
The person struggling with psychological factors may gradually lose their self-esteem. made in korea
studies have revealed that this situation occurs mostly in women and aromatherapy
They began to examine its effects on anxiety and self-esteem in older women.
Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils from plants by the skin or olfactory system.
absorbing and benefiting from its healing effects. conducted with 36 elderly female participants.
Participants in the study were divided into two groups as aromatherapy and control groups. Only
aromatherapy group with lavender, chamomile, rosemary and lemon essential oils for a few periods.
Aromatherapy massage was given. Participants' blood pressures and anxiety levels at each stage
measured. Self-esteem level is an inventory previously validated by a large sample.
(Rosenberg self-esteem scale). This inventory requires the person to answer honestly.
It includes some questions about itself that require All results via software programs
evaluated. The results are those who receive regular aromatherapy sessions for 6 weeks.
showed a decrease in the anxiety levels of the participants and an improvement in their self-esteem.
The aromatherapy intervention made significant differences in the level of anxiety and self-esteem. Self
Respect is not only about one's sense of self, but also about one's health. psychology with self esteem
well-established relationship between such as depression, social anxiety, loneliness and alienation.
easily overcomes many factors that cause anxiety.
Aromatherapy is advanced by adding well-being to the person and enabling positive psychological changes.
It is considered as a viable solution to make the ages more enjoyable!
EFFECTS OF AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE ON ANXIETY AND SELF-ESTEEM IN KOREAN ELDERLY
WOMEN: A PILOT STUDY, International Journal of Neuroscience
Rosenberg self-esteem scale: