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Impact of Locus of Control on Depression of Elderly In Punjab, Pakistan: The Moderating Role of Religosity;An empirical evidence


Khurram, Fatima and Mat Saad, Zarina and Mahamood, Yahaya (2017) Impact of Locus of Control on Depression of Elderly In Punjab, Pakistan: The Moderating Role of Religosity;An empirical evidence. In: 2nd International Research Conference on Economics Business and Social Sciences, 11-12 July 2017, Park Royal Hotel Penang Malaysia.

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Abstract

The current research was intended to see the impact of locus of control on the depression of elderly in Punjab, Pakistan and the role of religiosity as a moderator.The sample of the present study consisted of 800 older individuals of Pakistan.They were further equally divided into males and females 400 each.Correspondingly, The data on elderly population was chosen from the different areas of Punjab, Pakistan.To measure the level of depression short form of geriatric depression scale was used.To, measure the level of locus of control Levenson Multidimensional locus of control scale was used.The findings of the research describe that there is a positive relation between the level of locus of control and depression of elderly.In contrast, when religiosity as a moderator is introduced then the positive relation becomes negative.Which means the religiosity have a negative impact on depression. The more the person religious, he/she has a low chance of developing depression in its later age.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISSN-2523-1537 Cover and LayoutL: Sobia Nasir, Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy Distributed by: School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Pakistan (www.bzu.edu.pk) Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy (www.globalcsrc.org) School of Economics Finance and Banking, Universiti Utara Malaysia (www.sefb.uum.edu.my)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Depression; locus of control; Punjab; Pakistan; religioisy; elderly
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2018 01:47
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2018 01:47
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/24820

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