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An Overview of Loneliness, Anxiety and Depression Level of Elderly Suspected Relocation Stress Syndrome

Wiyono, Henry and Sukartini , Tintin and Mundakir, Mundakir (2019) An Overview of Loneliness, Anxiety and Depression Level of Elderly Suspected Relocation Stress Syndrome. Prooceding The 9th International Nursing . pp. 609-612. ISSN 1413536244

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        Abstract: Background : The changing of old residence to new residence would cause relocation stress syndrome. A manifestation of relocation stress syndrome that occurs in the elderly was characterized by anxiety, fear, insecurity, depression, and loneliness. Background of this study was conducted at UPT D Griya Werdha. Griya Werdha Surabaya was based on a preliminary study which involved 12 interviewees of elderly at UPTD Griya Werdha Surabaya. There were 10 elderly showed symptoms that lead to loneliness, anxiety and depression. They seemed often to aloof, sad, not excited, and woke up at night. Methods :This research used descriptive method by taking Purposive Sampling technique that based on inclusion criteria so that got the sample of 58 respondents and data retrieval done by interview. Results: The results were obtained from 58 respondents based on loneliness in medium category (94.8%) and weight category (5.2%). Anxiety level in medium category (62.1%) and weight category (37,9%). Levels of depression in the suspect category (94.8%) and depression (5.2%).Conclusions: Based on the results of these studies, it was expected that the orphanage in providing care not only focus on physical care but also psychic treatment by using therapeutic communication Keywords: Loneliness, Anxiety, Depression, Elderly, Relocation Stress Syndrome.

        Item Type: Article
        Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
        Divisions: Prosiding > Fakultas Ilmu Kesehatan
        Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2019 11:59
        Last Modified: 12 Mar 2019 11:59

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