What is it about?

This quanitative study explores the physical problems faced by 203 older adults in India, recovering from long covid, apart from examining their subjective wellbeing. The researchers have used the subjective wellbeing scale developed by the World Health Organization.

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Why is it important?

Long covid continues to plague millions around the world, and arguably, the most affected are the older adults. This study is a one-of-a-kind study that provides much-needed information for both researchers and practitioners in the medical and allied fields such as social work and gerontology.


This is an easy-to-read quantitative study that will aid future researchers interested in working with this population.

Dr. S. Rama Gokula Krishnan
St. Joseph's University, Bengaluru

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This page is a summary of: The Long Road to Recovery: An Investigation into the Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults in India who Survived Covid-19 and its Implications for Social Work Practice, Ageing International, March 2024, Springer Science + Business Media,
DOI: 10.1007/s12126-024-09559-8.
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