Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)

A Study on the Self-Concept of Adolescent With Down Syndrome Siblings in Special Needs State School in Jakarta

Authors
Muthia Nasya Utami, Duma Lumban Tobing
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Duma Lumban Tobing
Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.063How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Adolescent, Down Syndrome, Self-Concept, Sibling
Abstract
Background: Down Syndrome is a type of genetic disease caused by abnormalities on chromosome 21 which causes the patients to experience delays in physical and mental development. As a result, this has an impact on the family, including siblings. The purpose of this study was to figure out the image of self- concept on adolescent who has down syndrome siblings in Special Needs State School in Jakarta. Methods: The study used descriptive analytic with cross sectional design with a total sample of 31 respondents. The univariate analysis used frequency and proportion as well as average distribution. Result: A total of 19 respondents (61.3%) have a high self-concept while 12 respondents (38.7%) have a low self-concept. Conclusion: Self Concepts of adolescents can be influenced by how they accept their sibling condition. Therefore, adolescents are expected to adjust their sibling condition who has down syndrome in order to form a good self-concept.
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AU  - Muthia Nasya Utami
AU  - Duma Lumban Tobing
PY  - 2020
DA  - 2020/11/25
TI  - A Study on the Self-Concept of Adolescent With Down Syndrome Siblings in Special Needs State School in Jakarta
BT  - Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 368
EP  - 373
SN  - 2468-5739
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DO  - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.063
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