Virtual Reality Effect in Geriatric Individuals

2020-02-19 18:28:43 | BioPortfolio


This study aimed to determine the effect of a virtual reality experience on pain, depression and functional adequacy in geriatric individuals living in a nursing home.

A virtual reality video with dance moves has been applied to the experimental group participants. Each video takes 3 minutes, and the elderly person has been put into practice at least 30 minutes after having breakfast in 3-minute periods and at least 30 minutes after dinner. In the morning and evening, 15 minutes, 2 times a day, a total of 9 days were applied for 3 weeks. The application lasted a total of 3 weeks. Scales were applied 1 week after the virtual reality application was completed and 1 month after the experimental group. The scales were filled in the control group at the same time.


It is recommended that the future studies be conducted with larger samples on pain, depression, life quality and functionality.

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virtual reality game


Osmangazi University




Selcuk University

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-19T18:28:43-0500

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