PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARD AGEISM AND RELATED FACTORS


AÇIKGÖZ A., TUNA H., YILDIRIM M., ACAR S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.23, no.2, pp.260-269, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2020.161
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-269
  • Keywords: Ageism, Attitude, Aged, NURSING-STUDENTS, OLDER-PEOPLE, UNIVERSITY, WORK
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Recently, ageism has been recognised as an important factor affecting the quality of rehabilitation services provided to older adults. This study aimed to identify the ageism attitudes of physiotherapy students and investigate the factors associated with these attitudes.