Proceedings of the 8th International Nursing Conference on Education, Practice and Research Development in Nursing (INC 2017)

Husband's Support is Needed to Prevent Postpartum Depression

Authors
Ni Ketut Alit Armini, Rr Dian Tristiana, Agnes Ose Tokan
Corresponding Author
Ni Ketut Alit Armini
Available Online April 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.7How to use a DOI?
Keywords
husband's support, postpartum depression
Abstract
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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Proceedings
8th International Nursing Conference on Education, Practice and Research Development in Nursing (INC 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
April 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-388-3
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/inc-17.2017.7How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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