People with Schizophrenia have been characterized by lack of self-control over their behaviour due to their overwhelmed by both positive and negative symptoms. Consequently, people with Schizophrenia have difficulty on maintaining their existence within their community. There are some cases that people with Schizophrenia are lose their jobs, being isolated, tenuous social relationship and depend on others. The subject of this study has concentrated in the improvement of self-control ability to restore the recovery of people with Schizophrenia, as before have experienced Schizophrenia through the use of support groups. This research is addressed to describe the basic elements of self-control that help people with Schizophrenia to reintegrate with their society. This research uses qualitative approach by using purposive sampling technique to choose five people with Schizophrenia as informants. Data collection techniques using in-depth interview, observation and documentation studies. This research has been conducted in the Komunitas Peduli Schizophrenia Indonesia (KPSI) as one of support groups in Jakarta. The results of the study shows that the key element of self-control for people with Schizophrenia consist of self-control over the mind and self-control over emotion. Self-control over the mind includes recognizing self-weakness, self-sensitivity, logical thinking facing hallucination and delucions, engaging and improving the worldview. Emotion control includes the ability to detect the pressure of the depression triggers, positive thinking about stigma, controlling anxiety, recognizing self identity. Self-control is a requirement for people with Schizophrenia to recover and reintegrate with their communities.
|Journal||Jurnal Sosio Konsepsia|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Aug 2017|
- support group, self-control, people with Schizophrenia