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Virtual Reality Effect in Geriatric Individuals

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

Summary

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.

Description

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

Study Design

Conditions

Pain

Intervention

virtual reality game

Location

Osmangazi University
Eskişehir
Turkey

Status

Completed

Source

Selcuk University

Results (where available)

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

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