The Effect of Therapy Containing Puzzle on Decreasing Anxiety of Hospitalized Children Aged 3–6 Years
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- Therapy, Puzzle, Children
Anxiety is one of the psychological disorders that can occur in children undergoing hospitalization, this impact can interfere with growth and healing process in children that is playing is one of the non pharmacological therapies in children, one of the games is to arrange puzzles. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of play therapy to arrange puzzles to decrease anxiety of hospitalized children aged 3-6 years in Alamanda room at Abdul Moloek Hospital Lampung. This study was a quasi-experimental study with village nonequivalent control group with design pre-test and post-test. This study used purposive sampling technique with an intervention group of 17 respondents while the control group 15 respondents. Playing Puzzle interventions performed for 4 consecutive days. This study used t-test method, data analysis from PAS (Pre – school Anxiety Scale) instruments so that p-value = 0,000 <0,05 shows that playing puzzle therapy have an effect on reducing hospitalitation anxiety in pre-school age children. This means that play therapy using puzzle therapy can be applied to children in reducing childrens anxiety at hospitalization.
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TY - CONF AU - Dini Rismala Dewi AU - Arena Lestari AU - Diny Vellyana PY - 2020 DA - 2020/07/24 TI - The Effect of Therapy Containing Puzzle on Decreasing Anxiety of Hospitalized Children Aged 3–6 Years BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science, Health, Economics, Education and Technology (ICoSHEET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 413 EP - 415 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.105 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.105 ID - Dewi2020 ER -