Penerapan Solution-Focused Brief Therapy dalam Meningkatkan Self-Esteem pada Remaja Perempuan Penderita Leukemia

Jessica Miranda • Soemiarti Patmonodewo • Naomi Soetikno • Edi Setiawan Tehuteru
Journal article Indonesian Journal of Cancer • June 2017

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The diagnosis of cancer have an impact on physical and psychological development of adolescent. Psychological impact is felt with the emergence of some emotional reactions, such as fear, anxiety, sadness, despair, anger, guilt, and shame. Adolescents who experience physical and psychological impact of the treatment of the cancer will experience problems in self-esteem and body image, that have an impact on the development of adolescent self until early adulthood. The establishment of self-esteem need to occur in adolescence. In adolescence, the individual will develop a positive sense of self so that adolescence is an important period for individuals to establish self-esteem, because at this time many changes occur both physically and emotionally. This study was conducted to help improve self-esteem in young woman with leukimia with solution-focused brief therapy. The participant of this study was two participants adolescent female with early-stage leukimia ALL types for two years. This therapy was conducted in three weeks by researcher herself. Researcher used questionnaries measuring selfesteem and graphics tests before and after the intervention to measure the role of therapy programs. Solution-focused brief therapy used in this study shows no role to improve the self-esteem of adolescent female patients with leukimia. This is because the PA subjects only increased by 2 points and subjects SS increased scores by 10 points




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