Advanced search options

Advanced Search Options 🞨

Browse by author name (“Author name starts with…”).

Find ETDs with:

in
/  
in
/  
in
/  
in

Written in Published in Earliest date Latest date

Sorted by

Results per page:

Sorted by: relevance · author · university · dateNew search

You searched for +publisher:"Dalhousie University" +contributor:("Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy"). Showing records 1 – 2 of 2 total matches.

Search Limiters

Last 2 Years | English Only

No search limiters apply to these results.

▼ Search Limiters


Dalhousie University

1. Tatarkiewicz, Iwona. The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women.

Degree: MA, School of Health & Human Performance, 2013, Dalhousie University

Social isolation has been linked with negative health effects in senior women. The purpose of this study was to understand the lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. Local senior-serving organizations assisted with the recruitment of six socially-isolated senior women to participate in individual qualitative interviews. Three service providers were also interviewed. Seniors’ interviews were analyzed using interpretive phenomenological analysis and service provider interviews were analyzed using thematic analysis. Three superordinate themes were derived from the senior interviews: social needs, self-perceptions of isolation and loneliness, and constraints to and facilitators of social engagement. Five superordinate themes were derived from the service provider interviews: definitions of social isolation, differences between social isolation and loneliness, gender differences in isolation and loneliness, identifying socially-isolated seniors, and essential components of initiatives aimed at reducing social isolation. The views of socially-isolated seniors are important to understand to develop programs and policies that promote healthy aging. Advisors/Committee Members: Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener (external-examiner), Dr. Lynn Robinson (graduate-coordinator), Dr. Grace Warner, Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy (thesis-reader), Dr. Susan Hutchinson (thesis-supervisor), Received (ethics-approval), No (manuscripts), No (copyright-release).

Subjects/Keywords: social isolation; interpretive phenomenology

Record DetailsSimilar RecordsGoogle PlusoneFacebookTwitterCiteULikeMendeleyreddit

APA · Chicago · MLA · Vancouver · CSE | Export to Zotero / EndNote / Reference Manager

APA (6th Edition):

Tatarkiewicz, I. (2013). The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. (Masters Thesis). Dalhousie University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35347

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Tatarkiewicz, Iwona. “The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women.” 2013. Masters Thesis, Dalhousie University. Accessed August 04, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35347.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Tatarkiewicz, Iwona. “The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women.” 2013. Web. 04 Aug 2020.

Vancouver:

Tatarkiewicz I. The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2013. [cited 2020 Aug 04]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35347.

Council of Science Editors:

Tatarkiewicz I. The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. [Masters Thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2013. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35347


Dalhousie University

2. Tatarkiewicz, Iwona. The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women.

Degree: MA, School of Health & Human Performance, 2013, Dalhousie University

Social isolation has been linked with negative health effects in senior women. The purpose of this study was to understand the lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. Local senior-serving organizations assisted with the recruitment of six socially-isolated senior women to participate in individual qualitative interviews. Three service providers were also interviewed. Seniors’ interviews were analyzed using interpretive phenomenological analysis and service provider interviews were analyzed using thematic analysis. Three superordinate themes were derived from the senior interviews: social needs, self-perceptions of isolation and loneliness, and constraints to and facilitators of social engagement. Five superordinate themes were derived from the service provider interviews: definitions of social isolation, differences between social isolation and loneliness, gender differences in isolation and loneliness, identifying socially-isolated seniors, and essential components of initiatives aimed at reducing social isolation. The views of socially-isolated seniors are important to understand to develop programs and policies that promote healthy aging. Advisors/Committee Members: Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener (external-examiner), Dr. Lynne Robinson (graduate-coordinator), Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy (thesis-reader), Dr. Grace Warner (thesis-reader), Dr. Susan Hutchinson (thesis-supervisor), Received (ethics-approval), Not Applicable (manuscripts), Not Applicable (copyright-release).

Subjects/Keywords: Social isolation; interpretive phenomenology

Record DetailsSimilar RecordsGoogle PlusoneFacebookTwitterCiteULikeMendeleyreddit

APA · Chicago · MLA · Vancouver · CSE | Export to Zotero / EndNote / Reference Manager

APA (6th Edition):

Tatarkiewicz, I. (2013). The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. (Masters Thesis). Dalhousie University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35372

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Tatarkiewicz, Iwona. “The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women.” 2013. Masters Thesis, Dalhousie University. Accessed August 04, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35372.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Tatarkiewicz, Iwona. “The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women.” 2013. Web. 04 Aug 2020.

Vancouver:

Tatarkiewicz I. The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2013. [cited 2020 Aug 04]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35372.

Council of Science Editors:

Tatarkiewicz I. The lived experiences of socially-isolated senior women. [Masters Thesis]. Dalhousie University; 2013. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10222/35372

.