The Effect of Family Psychoeducational Therapy on the Spiritual Well-being of the Caregivers of the Family Member with Schizophrenia in an area affected by a tidal flood

Eka Budiarto, Achir Yani S. Hamid, Mustikasari

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Abstract

Background: Spiritual coping is one of the coping strategies of families with schizophrenic family members to create high spiritual well-being in the family. Aim: To determine the effect of family psychoeducation therapy on spiritual well-being of the caregivers of the schizophrenic family members affected by tidal floods. Methods: This study used a quasi-experimental pre-posttest with control group research design. Sampling was with a total population of 81 respondents. The data collection tool used the Braga & Da Cruz helpless screening questionnaire and the FACIT-SP version 4 questionnaire (The functional assessment of chronic illness therapy-spiritual well-being). Data analysis used independent t-test. Results: The analysis results obtained p value 0.003. It means that there are significant differences in the spiritual well-being of the caregivers of the schizophrenic family members affected by tidal floods in the control and intervention groups. Conclusions: Providing family psychoeducation therapy can improve the spiritual well-being of the caregiver of the schizophrenic family members. Therefore, nurses can provide family assistance with schizophrenia by doing home follow-up at least once a month by providing consulting services, health education, and collaborating with religious leaders and health cadres so that caregivers can feel comfort in the spiritual aspect through prayer, prayer, and dzikr as a coping mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)918-923
Number of pages6
JournalPakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences
Volume13
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Caregiver
  • Family psychoeducational therapy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Spiritual well-being
  • Tidal flood

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