Effectiveness of Lavender Aromatherapy and Natural Sound Music Against Anxiety Level in VIA Examination Patients
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- Lavender Aromatherapy, Natural Sound Music, VIA Examination Patients
Visual inspection acetic acid (VIA) is a screening to detect the presence of cervical pre-cancerous lesions so that often causes anxiety in patients who are often ignored by health workers. The diagnosis of cancer often caused anxiety and depression for a patient so lose the spirit for life. Early detection of anxiety disorders is very important because anxiety can be complicated the medical condition. This paper proposes lavender aromatherapy and natural sound music to overcome the anxiety of VIA examination patients. Aromatherapy and natural sound music can influence levels of stress hormones in the body and affect brain waves which can cause feelings of relaxation for patients. The design of this study was quasi-experimental using pre and posttest with a control group design, there were 64 categorized into an intervention group (n=16) used aromatherapy, (n=16) used natural sound music, (n=16) used a combination of aromatherapy and natural sound music and control groups (n=16). The intervention was carried out for 15 minutes where respondents waited for the VIA examination. The Kruskal-Wallis test showed a P-value of 0,000 (<0.05), which indicated that there was a statistically significant effect of the lavender aromatherapy and nature sound music on the anxiety level in the VIA examination patients.
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TY - CONF AU - S Mujahidah AU - Fery Agusman Motuho Mendrofa PY - 2020 DA - 2020/07/24 TI - Effectiveness of Lavender Aromatherapy and Natural Sound Music Against Anxiety Level in VIA Examination Patients BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science, Health, Economics, Education and Technology (ICoSHEET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 318 EP - 321 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.080 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.080 ID - Mujahidah2020 ER -