Peer Review- Anxiety and Family Support on Infected TORCH Patients

Valevi, Eirene Shinta and Handayani, Lina (2014) Peer Review- Anxiety and Family Support on Infected TORCH Patients. [Artikel Dosen]

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TORCH is an acronym of Toxoplasmosis, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus, and
Herpes simplex diseases. These diseases can cause abnormalities in the brain, impaired psychomotor and cognitive function, fertility, miscarriage, birth defects, etc. Infected TORCH patient tend to experience anxiety and worry after discovering he/she was diagnosed infected TORCH. For infected TORCH patient, family support is external factors that influence the treatment TORCH process. The purpose of this study was to describe the anxiety and family support on infected TORCH patients in Klinik Utama
Thursina Husada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The design of this study was
descriptive qualitative with case study approach. All subjects in this study
had worries on costly medical expenses of TORCH. TORCH symptoms that
asymptomatic made informants and family ever thought that it was a nonmedical disease. Each informant can overcome the anxiety that they face because of emotional support, esteem support, instrumental support, and informational support from family. Infected TORCH caused the patient had anxiety and worries. Family support was very helpful in the process of
TORCH treatment.

Item Type: Artikel Dosen
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Public Health (Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat) > S1-Science in Public Health (S1-Kesehatan Masyarakat)
Depositing User: M.Kes.Ph.D Lina Handayani
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2021 19:26
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2021 19:26

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