International Journal of Advanced Psychiatric Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
Effectiveness of craft work, art therapy and play therapy on stress and cognitive function among senior citizens in a selected old age home
Satish Kumar Passyavula
Emotional Stress is a more subtle, if it’s chronic, the eventual consequences can be as harmful. Stress hormones (Cortisol and adrenaline) provide energy and focus in the short term, but too much stress over too many years can throw a person system off balance. Overloads of Stress hormone have been linked to many health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure and weaken immune functions. For older people already at heightened risk for these illnesses, managing stress is particularly important. Wools ton. C., (2006).
Satish Kumar Passyavula. Effectiveness of craft work, art therapy and play therapy on stress and cognitive function among senior citizens in a selected old age home. Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2019;1(1):03-05.