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Coping styles in group reality therapy among cardiac women patients with depression

Kudang, R. E. and Mustaffa, M. S. and Sabil, S. and Khan, A. and Yahya, F. (2019) Coping styles in group reality therapy among cardiac women patients with depression. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 10 (4). pp. 1377-1381. ISSN 0976-0245

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Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.5958/0976-5506.2019.00905.7


Depression will be the number one major cause of illness by the year 2020. Depression has been the main factor of morbidity since a decade ago. The aim of this study is to investigate the coping styles among cardiac women patients with depression experiencing Reality Therapy. The respondents of this study are taken from Pusat Jantung Sarawak, Kota Samarahan. The respondents are four cardiac women patients waiting four heart surgery. Their age range are from 22 to 64 years old. Three respondents are from Iban ethnicity and one respondent is from Malay ethnicity. The method of the study is Qualitative method whereby four session of Reality Therapy are conducted. The data analysis method is descriptive phenomenology whereby the researcher investigates the important criterion that make up a whole structure of an experience. The findings from this study are the respondents’ coping styles during the WDEP (wants, doing, evaluation and planning) intervention. Their BDI score before and after Reality therapy are also recorded. The implication of this study is Reality Therapy and WDEP intervention can be used to help people with depression. In conclusion, the depression level in cardiac women patients are reduced after experiencing Reality Therapy.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:cardiac, depression, women
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
ID Code:88938
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:29 Dec 2020 12:43
Last Modified:29 Dec 2020 12:43

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