The Existential Communities Play Therapy to Increase Self-Acceptance in the Elderly with Post-Power Syndrome
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- Existential community play therapy, self-acceptance, elderly and post-power syndrome.
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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TY - CONF AU - Rizki Wira Paramita AU - Fatimah Azzahra AU - Dwi Martha Ramadhani AU - Rifdha Wahyuni AU - Alif Aulia Masfufah PY - 2019/03 DA - 2019/03 TI - The Existential Communities Play Therapy to Increase Self-Acceptance in the Elderly with Post-Power Syndrome BT - Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 171 EP - 173 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.42 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.42 ID - Paramita2019/03 ER -