Social Support Pada Anak Penderita Penyakit Terminal

Sukmawati, Relung Fajar and Amalia, Rizka and Hamida, Nur Amalia and Nuqul, Fathul Lubabin (2018) Social Support Pada Anak Penderita Penyakit Terminal. Psikoislamika, 15 (2). pp. 21-25. ISSN 1829-5703

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Abstract

Patients with terminal diseases who die every year are increasing, especially cancer is predicted to increase. Cancer is the second highest reason for death in the age range of children after an accident. Children who are diagnosed with cancer will undoubtedly limit the activities usually carried out by their age. It is because their time is passed a lot to go through the treatment process that is not short. Therefore, children with the terminal disease need support from the closest people who accompany them in the treatment process. The purpose of this study was to determine the role of social support in children with a terminal disease. This research was conducted at the Syaiful Anwar Malang hospital, precisely the Pavilion building on the IRNA IV in a particular room used to play for terminal’s patient, which is managed by the Sahabat Anak Cancer. This research uses a case study approach and involves three children with the terminal disease as the subject of research. The results showed that the social support provided by a caregiver was able to foster a spirit of positive future expectations for patients.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: terminal disease; social support; future orientation
Subjects: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170101 Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology
Depositing User: Dr Fathul Lubabin Nuqul
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2019 07:34

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