Pelatihan Teknik Relaksasi untuk Menurunkan Kecemasan pada Primary Caregiver Penderita Kanker Payudara

Aprilya Dewi Kartika Sari(1*), - Subandi(2)

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This study was aimed to examine the effects of relaxation technique training todecrease anxiety level for family who care patient cancer at home. The participants of thisstudy was participated by five participants who had medium and high level of anxiety. Thedesign of the experiment was small N sample experiment, ABA design. The level of anxietywas measured quantitatively by adapted BAI scale. The treatment given to all participantswas relaxation technique training. The training consisted of eight session, held for twoweeks. The qualitative analysis was executed by analyzing of observation, interview, andhomework. Statistic non parametric Wilcoxon and visual inspection graphics were used toanalyze the change of anxiety level before, during and after the training quantitavely Therewas significant score between base line and during training measurement, which Z=-0,023and p=0,0215 (p<0,05), there was significant score between during training and follow upmeasurement, which Z=-0,023 and p=0,0215 (p<0,05) and there was significant score betweenbase line and follow up measurement, which Z=-2,041 and p=0,0205 (p<0,05). The result ofthis study showed that relaxation technique training was proven to be able to decreaseanxiety level of each participants.

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