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Furnamawati, Furnamawati (2007) KECENDERUNGAN DEPRESI PADA ANAK PANTI ASUHAN. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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The increasing incidents of suicide in children indicates that depression not only occurs in adolescents and adults, but also in children. Depression is a mood disorder that varies in weight and light, which is a psychological reaction to the stressor is experienced and are characterized by feelings of sadness, accompanied by a feeling useless, failed, lost, no hope, despair, remorse, interference with somatic components, changes in sleep patterns and appetite, psychomotor, concentration, anhedonia, fatigue, and suicidal ideas. Orphanage children are populations that are vulnerable to depression, this is because they have been separated from an important figure for them (parents), so they are not getting the love. Orphans are children belonging to orphans, orphan, orphans, orphans, and displaced, living in a social institution called the Orphanage, which is responsible for providing social welfare services to them. This type of research used in this research is descriptive research with quantitative approach, which aims to determine the tendency of depression that is owned by the children who live in orphanages. The population of this study were children who lived in the orphanage that is in Malang. Research subjects were 112 children living in 11 orphanages. The subjects chosen have the following characteristics: a child belonging to orphans, orphan, orphans, orphans, and homeless who lived in an orphanage in the city of Malang, ages 8-12 years old, able to read and understand the scale provided. The sampling technique used was purposive sampling technique. Instrument data collection using a scale that refers to the tendency of child depression scale CES-DC, with the addition of several aitem. Data analysis in this research uses a qualitative approach or analysis of descriptive data on the percentage. Results of data analysis shows that most children living in orphanages have a tendency to moderate depression that tends to high. Of the 112 children studied, the tendency of low-level depression felt by the 15 children (13.393%), the trend is being felt by the depressed level of 55 children (49.107%), and the tendency of high levels of depression experienced by 42 children (37.5%). When looking at the sex, from 40 female subjects, the highest percentage indicates the tendency of high levels of depression (20 subjects = 50%). From 72 male subjects, the highest percentage showed a tendency to moderate depression (40 subjects = 55.556%).

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology (73201)
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2012 04:08
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2012 04:08

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