Husband's Support is Needed to Prevent Postpartum Depression
- Ni Ketut Alit Armini, Rr Dian Tristiana, Agnes Ose Tokan
- Corresponding Author
- Ni Ketut Alit Armini
Available Online April 2017.
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- husband's support, postpartum depression
- Husband's support was a factor which helps women in postpartum depression. Husband's support is facing a problem with local culture where the husband cannot give a proper support for his wife. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between Husband's support and postpartum depression. Research design was cross-sectional study among mother in the postpartum period. This study involved 49 samples taken by consecutive sampling. The independent variable was Husband's support, and the dependent variable was postpartum depression. Data were collected by questionnaire then analyzed by Spearman Rho with a £ 0.05. There were 42,9 % respondents who got moderate Husband's support and did not experience postpartum depression. Whereas 36,7 % respondents with low Husband's support indicated experiencing postpartum depression. Spearman rank rho statistical test result p= 0,007. It means there was a significant relationship between Husband's support and postpartum depression; relation coefficient was (r = -0,600), it means there was a strong correlation. To conclude, the higher Husband's support significantly related to a decreasing postpartum depression. This study suggested for health care to optimize the role of husband as a source of support to prevent postpartum depression for his beloved wife. Further research should observe interventions which can optimize Husband's support preventing postpartum depression.
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TY - CONF AU - Ni Ketut Alit Armini AU - Rr Dian Tristiana AU - Agnes Ose Tokan PY - 2017/04 DA - 2017/04 TI - Husband's Support is Needed to Prevent Postpartum Depression BT - 8th International Nursing Conference on Education, Practice and Research Development in Nursing (INC 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.7 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.7 ID - AlitArmini2017/04 ER -