Penerapan existential group therapy dalam meningkatkan subjective well-being pada lansia

Utami, Latifah (2013) Penerapan existential group therapy dalam meningkatkan subjective well-being pada lansia. Masters thesis, Universitas Tarumanagara.


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The purpose of this quasi experimental study was to know the effectivity of group therapy in increasing subjective well-being of elderly by overcoming their negative affect. Subjective well-being is cognitive evaluation such as life satisfaction dan affective reactions consisting of positive affect and negative affect. Positive affect is a fun mood and emotion such as joy and affection. Negative affect includes mood and unpleasant emotions that describes one’s negative response and reaction to their life events or life environment. Global life satisfaction is one’s global assessment in accepting their life. The number of participants in this study consisted of six elderly people who have a negative affect score from average to high. Eight weekly two hour sessions were designed for six participants. Subjective well-being was measured before and after the therapy. Paired sample t-test method was used to analyze data, the score of t = 0.398 and p = 0.709 ˃ 0.05. It indicates that there was no difference between subjective well-being of elderly before and after therapy. It means existential group therapy was not effective for enhacing subjective well-being of elderly. It caused of subjective well-being score variation among participans. Three person had increased, whereas two person had decreased.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Subjective well-being, existential group therapy, positive affect, negative affect, global life satisfaction
Subjects: Tesis
Skripsi/Tugas Akhir > Fakultas Psikologi
Divisions: Fakultas Psikologi > Psikologi
Depositing User: Admin Fakultas Psikologi
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2019 07:54
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2019 07:54

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