Babali Nursing Research
Vol 1 No 2 (2020): July

Improvement of Psychological Health Aspect of Tuberculosis Client Through Psychoeducation

Nisa, Nurul Khoirun (Unknown)

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Publish Date
30 Jul 2020


Introduction: Tuberculosis is well known as an infectious disease on lungs system caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis in physical, social and mental health conditions. Methods: This research applied quasi-experiment and consisted of pre and post-test on non-equivalent control group. The subjects were divided into two groups, control group (35) and treatment group (35) by using simple random sampling technique based on inclusion criteria. The research was conducted at Health Center, Jombang. The variables involved in this research were psycho-education psychological aspects. Results: The results of the research showed that physical and psychological aspects on both treatment and control groups is with p = 0.000 (<0.05) which means that there is significant difference on psychological aspect between treatment and control groups. Psycho-education significantly influenced psychological among the patients with tuberculosis. Conclusion: This change occurred due to the increase of health on the patient with tuberculosis in psychological aspects and also it followed by the decrease of symptoms on the patient.

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The Babali Nursing Research provides a forum for original research and scholarship about health care delivery, organisation, management, workforce, policy and research methods relevant to nursing, midwifery and other health related professions. The BNR aims to support evidence informed policy and ...