Pengaruh Hipnoterapi terhadap Nyeri SendiPada Lansia

Wahida, Nur • Khusniyah, Zulfa

Abstract

The Degenerationof joints and bones causes pain. Pain has a major impact on quality of life. The one of specific treatment to decrease joint Pain is hypnotherapy. The purpose of this research is to know the effect of hypnotherapy on reducing pain in elderly. This research used  control group pretest post test design. The number of samples of each group was 10 respondents, with using purposive sampling technique. Statistical tests applied the Wilcoxon and Mann-Whitney test, with P ≤ 0.05. The results showed a difference between a pain scale of elderly before and after the implemented hypnotherapy with value P = 0.032. The conclusion in this research is there hypnoterapi effect on joint pain in elderly because hypnotherapy causes relaxation, so the body will release the hormone endorphins that inhibit pain signals in the substansiagelatinosa in cornudorsalis of medulla spinalis. Hypnotherapy can be recommended as alternative therapies in elderly to decrease joint pain.

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