The correlation between caregiving burden and family interaction pattern of patient with mental disorders at home

A. Yusuf, Yosevin Karunia Nababan, Lailatun Ni'mah

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Abstract

Families, as caregiver's patients with Mental Disorders, experience the burden of physical, emotional, and financial disturbances due to the patient's abnormal behavior, social dysfunction, and inability to support themselves. This study aimed to analyze the correlation between the caregiving burden and family of patients with mental disorders interaction patterns. The study design was cross-sectional. It conducted a total of 123 family caregivers of patients with mental disorders who visited the mental health polyclinic at the Menur General Hospital in Surabaya. The collecting sample used a consistent sampling technique. The data was obtained from the Zarit Caregiver Burden Questionaire and the interaction pattern questionnaire. Data analyzed using the Spearman Rh correlation test. The results showed that there was a significant correlation between the caregiving burden and interaction patterns (p=0.032) at a significance value <0.05. The correlation coefficient was r=-0.194, which meant a low relationship with a negative direction in order that the higher burden of care is, the lower interaction patterns experienced by family caregivers of patients with mental disorders feel. There is a low and significant correlation between caregiver burden and the family caregiver interaction pattern of Patients with mental disorders in a negative direction. It means the higher the caregiver burden felt by the caregiver, the lower the interaction pattern.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1116-1120
Number of pages5
JournalSystematic Reviews in Pharmacy
Volume11
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020

Keywords

  • Caregiver
  • Caregiving burden
  • Interaction patterns
  • Patient with mental disorders

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