Benson's Relaxation Therapy and Sleep Quality among Elderlyat a Social Institution in Inakaka, Indonesia

Kesmas: National Public Health Journal

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Title Benson's Relaxation Therapy and Sleep Quality among Elderlyat a Social Institution in Inakaka, Indonesia
 
Creator Marasabessy, Nur Baharia
Herawati, Lucky
Achmad, Irhamdi
 
Subject benson relaxation, elderly, sleep quality,
 
Description Serious sleep disturbances among elderlies include attention or memory disorders, depression and often fall. A quasi experimental study design with pre-posttest with control group was performed to determine effect of Benson’s relaxation therapy on sleep quality among the elderly, and influences of sex, age anddisease suffered differences. Of a total of 46 elderlies from a Social Institute in Ambon, 29 were taken for the treatment group and 19 for the control group.The treatment group was interfered with Benson’s breathing relaxation for 14 days. Sleep quality was measured using Pittsburg sleep quality index form. Datawere analyzed using independent t-test and multivariate of variance with signifinat level 0.05. This study found that Benson’s relaxation therapy was able toimprove significantly the elderly sleep quality (p-value = 0.046), and no significant difference between sex, age and disease suffered in elderly sleep quality(p-value > 0.05). The Benson’s relaxation therapy was able to improve the elderly sleep quality especially in Inakaka Social Institution.
 
Publisher Faculty of Public Health Universitas Indonesia
 
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Date 2020-05-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journal.fkm.ui.ac.id/kesmas/article/view/2562
10.21109/kesmas.v15i2.2562
 
Source Kesmas: National Public Health Journal; Vol 15, No 2 (2020): Volume 15, Issue 2, May 2020
Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Nasional; Vol 15, No 2 (2020): Volume 15, Issue 2, May 2020
2460-0601
1907-7505
10.21109/kesmas.v15i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journal.fkm.ui.ac.id/kesmas/article/view/2562/965
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