Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018)

The Existential Communities Play Therapy to Increase Self-Acceptance in the Elderly with Post-Power Syndrome

Authors
Rizki Wira Paramita, Fatimah Azzahra, Dwi Martha Ramadhani, Rifdha Wahyuni, Alif Aulia Masfufah
Corresponding Author
Rizki Wira Paramita
Available Online March 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.42How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Existential community play therapy, self-acceptance, elderly and post-power syndrome.
Abstract

Subjects were elderly aged 55-95 years old consisting of 11 men and 14 women. Subjects is a person who experienced the symptoms of post-power syndrome after being pensioner. Based on the results of assessment by using interview, observation and measurement with post-power syndrome and self-acceptance questionnaires, it was found that the subject experienced post-power syndrome which was included in the adjustment disorder with mixed disturbance of emotions and conduct (309.4 (F43.25)). This causes the subject always feeling compelled to be listened to, sensitive when criticized and easily aggressive when they disagree with others. In addition, the subject regret his life in the past by continuously, lacks enthusiasm, feels weak and helpless making him look like he lacks of energy, eyes are glazed and easily hurt. The intervention aims to increase self-acceptance in the subject through community play therapy existential techniques. The results of the intervention, the client experienced an increase in self-acceptance which was marked by the enthusiasm of the subjects in carrying out daily activities, smiling more, being more positive to look on the bright side of  life and being able to motivate each other in groups.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
March 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-688-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.42How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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