The consequence of detention on child inmates is low social support. Low social support becomes one of the factors contributing depression among child inmates. This research aims to find out the correlation between the social support and level of depression among child inmates at Lembaga Pembinaan Khusus Anak. The methodology of this research is analytical descriptive design with the cross-sectional approach to 93 child inmates. The research instruments are Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL) and Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) questionaire. This research uses univariate and bivariate analyses with chi-square test. The test type of chi-square test is used in this research is independency test to determine the relationship between social support and level of depression. The result of this research shows the positive correlation between social support and level of depression among child inmates at Lembaga Pembinaan Khusus Anak in which the p value is 0.022 (p value ≤ 0.05). Improving social support, mental health screening, cognitive therapy and psychoeducation therapy should be done in effort to maintain mental health status, prevent and handle depression among child inmates.
|Journal||Jurnal Keperawatan Jiwa (JKJ) : Persatuan Perawat Nasional Indonesia|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|