DETERMINANTS AFFECTING THE DEPRESSION OF INFARCTION POST STROKE PATIENTS IN (SAIFUL ANWAR HOSPITAL MALANG)

Badrul Munir, Arief Alamsyah Nasution, Yeni Purnamasari
  MNJ, pp. 59-62  

Abstract


Background. Stroke is a functional disorder of the brain that occurs suddenly with signs and symptoms of both focal and global clinical lasting more than 24 hours, or can lead to death due to circulatory disorders of the brain. Stroke ranks third leading cause of death in Indonesia. Someone with stroke will leading mood disruption that would cause a depression.
Objective. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect on depression of stroke infarction.
Methods. The study used descriptive analytic cross-sectional study. 42 samples was selected by consecutive method. The distribution of the sample are 18 males and 24 females, 23 samples below 60 years and 19 samples over 60 years, 13 samples had duration of suffering a stroke less than 6 months and 29 samples above 6 months. Samples derived from patients with stroke infarction in Neurology Polyclinic of RSSA Malang. The independent variables in this study were age, sex, and duration of suffering a stroke, while the depression is the dependent variable. Depression was assessed using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS).
Results. The results used logistic regression test obtained value of (p = 0.021) is significant in age.
Conclusion. Age is the determinant affecting the quality of life after stroke infarction.

Keywords


Age; Depression; HDRS; Stroke

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