Assertive Community Treatment of Psychosocial Distress in Patients with Breast Cancer

Fitriasari, Andikawati and Yusuf, Ah and Probowati, Ririn (2017) Assertive Community Treatment of Psychosocial Distress in Patients with Breast Cancer. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 6 (7). pp. 253-256. ISSN (Online): 2319-7064

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Introduction: Women diagnosed with breast cancer have psychosocial problems. Psychosocial that occurs on clients with breast cancer include physical and psychological symptoms. Community assertive action is a psychosocial holistic approach for breast cancer clients performed in residential environments. This study aims to analyze the influence of community assertive actions against the psychosocial of clients with breast cancer. Method: The study used pre-post control group design. The research samples are clients with breast cancer treated at MedokanAyu Public Health Center Surabaya, there were 15 sample of treatment group and 15 sample of control group. Sampling technique used was purposive sampling. The variables are community and psychosocial assertive actions including bodyimage, social. Data were collected using questionnaires , analyzed using Paired T test and Independent T test. Result and Analysis: The results showed changes in the mean values of pre-test and post-test in the treatment group of body-image (p = 0,000), social (p = 0,000). The conclusions in this study of community assertive action can improve body-image, improve social.Discuccion and Conslusion: This study recommends health workers to perform community assertive actions in improving psychosocial services and increase the role of families in addressing the psychosocial problems of breast cancer clients.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Dr. Ah. Yusuf Yusuf
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2017 08:51
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2017 08:51

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