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Ladianti, Niken Tri (2006) KESEHATAN MENTAL LANSIA. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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Economic progress, environmental improvement and advancement of science, especially because of the progress of medical science resulted in increased life expectancy (life expectancy) elderly. The number of elderly people increased rapidly, from 7.99 million or 5% of the total population in 1980 to 15.88 million people or 7.5% of the total population in 2000. So that the elderly population in Indonesia is not alone will exceed the number of children but to the world ranked fourth after China, India, and America. Mental condition of the elderly is very important, someone with a calm mental state mental balance, is bound to have a balanced organ, too, will rarely infected by any disease, although affected by the disease will cure quickly. The purpose of this study was to determine the mental health picture of the elderly. This research is a qualitative descriptive study carried out by using the method of data collection through structured interviews of women and men, each of which amounted to one person, and have the 60-65 year age range. The results showed that the two subjects met the criteria of mental health that is the subject have a reasonable self-esteem; have a sense of security; have a good spontaneity; have a realistic outlook, broad horizons and fair manner; able to satisfy the reasonable needs; able to see him openly; have Private consistent and integrated and have strong religious beliefs. Factors that affect mental health is the dominant needs are met, both physical and spiritual needs. Then the efforts taken by subjects to maintain mental health is to balance the physical and spiritual needs because in addition to making healthy body the soul is also quiet.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology (73201)
Depositing User: Anggit Aldila
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 02:05
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 02:05

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