The Effect of Group Art Therapy on Loneliness and Hopelessness Levels of Older Adults Living Alone: A Randomized Controlled Study


Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing, vol.29, no.3, pp.271-284, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/fnjn.2021.20224
  • Journal Name: Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.271-284
  • Keywords: Art therapy, hopelessness, loneliness, nurse, older adults, CLAY-WORK, ELDERLY-WOMEN, ALL-CAUSE, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, LIFE, MORTALITY, VALIDITY, MEN
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: This study was aimed to test group art therapy using clay as a medium as a method to cope with feelings of loneliness and hopelessness in older adults.