THE EFFECT OF FEAR OF COVID-19 AND SOCIAL ISOLATION ON THE FRAGILITY IN THE ELDERLY


METE B. , TANIR F. , Kanat C.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.24, no.1, pp.23-31, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2021.196
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-31

Abstract

Introduction: The most important matter on which a consensus is built about COVID-19 disease is that the elderly are one of the most vulnerable risk groups. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fragility of the elderly.