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Bahrami F, R.farani A. The Elderly Mental Health in the Holy Quran. Salmand: Iranian Journal of Ageing. 2009; 4 (1)
URL: http://salmandj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-335-en.html
1- University of Social welfare and Rehabilitation, Tehran, Iran. , f_bahrami@uswr.ac.ir
2- Iran university ofmedical sciences
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Objectives: The present research aimes to discuss the mental healthof elders in the Holy Quran and Hadiths.

Methods & Materials: The study uses the method of content and library analysis in which the Holy Quran and its commentaries have been studied by using a Quranic software and Hadith books and softwares. The data has been collected and classified according tothe topics.

Results: Results of the research included the definition of the elderly in view of Islam, introduction of elders, and their rights and status in Islam, Islamic treatment of elders and old parents, kindness and methods of kindness and goodness, virtuous and suitable behavior, good verbal and humble behavior, frequent visit, subsistence, prayers and thankfulness.

Conclusion: According to the results concluded form the Holy Quran and Hadiths, the mental health of the elderly peopel has beenconsidered in the following three aspects: The elders in the public’s point of view The elders in the government’s point of viewThe elders and their parental role.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/12/25 | Accepted: 2009/02/01 | Published: 2009/04/01

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