THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAMILY SUPPORT AND DEPRESSION RATE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE WHO UNDERWENT HEMODIALYSIS IN SEMARANG DISTRICT HOSPITAL


Date
2018
Author
Abdul Wakhid, S.Kep., Ns., M.Kep.,Sp.Kep.J.
Background: Hemodialysis is a method of dialysis therapy used to remove fluids and waste products from the body when kidneys cannot do it accurately. Depression is one form of emotional disturbance in patients with chronic renal failure characterized by feelings of sadness and lack of enthusiasm. Prevention of depression can be done with the implementation of family support systems. Purpose: To analyze the relationship between family supports and depression rate in patients with chronic renal failure who underwent hemodialysis in Semarang District Hospital. Methods: Using correlational design with cross-sectional approach. The number of samples was 82 respondents. Sampling technique used was total sampling technique. The research instrument used was the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale and Family Support. Data analysis was done by univariate analysis and bivariate test using chi-square test. Results: There was a good category of family support as much as 43 respondents (52.4%), most of the depression rate in chronic renal failure patients underwent light category of hemodialysis was 36 respondents (43.9%). There was a relationship between family support and depression rate in patients with chronic renal failure who underwent hemodialysis (p-value 0.008 <0.05). Suggestions: It is expected to be a source of information in providing prevention of depression to patients with chronic renal failure.

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