Effectiveness of Logo-Therapy Management in Mothers with Depression After Childbirth in the Working Area of Public Health Center Sokaraja II

Devita Elsanti, Yektiningtyastuti, Evy Apriani

Psychological changes after childbirth is a normal thing. However, when the symptoms of depression such as crying, prolonged sadness appear on the mother, it will have a negative impact on the mother and her baby as well as hercouple. The depression after childbirth begins from the prenatal period and has an effect on the low weight also slow gestation of the newborn. Logo-therapy is one of the interventions to reduce depression after giving birth.The therapeutic logo technique is relaxation to reduce anxiety and depression by analogizing the spiritual dimension in humans in addition to the physical and psychological dimensions and by assuming that the meaning of life and the desire for meaningful life. Objective: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of logo-therapy for the incidence of depression after giving birth to postpartum mothers Public Health Center (Public Health)Sokaraja II Method: The sampling technique used the purposive sample method of 40 respondents. The instrument used was EPDS to measure the level of depression and an observation chart was carried out before and after logo-therapy. Results: Based on the results of the study, it was found that the age ofthe majority of respondent or 32 people (80.0%) was between 20-35 years old, 17 persons (42.5%) were graduated from elementary school, and 38 people (9.5%) were housewives. There found 25 postpartum mothers with the incidence of depression after giving birth. It was proven that logo-therapy was effectively used with OR 6.333 / and it was significant with thep value of the 0.00 test. Conclusion: Logo-therapy is found effective as the intervention to reduce the incidence of depression after childbirth. The training was given to the Health Workers then the mothers were screened for giving birth depressionof normal childbirth.

Volume 12 | Issue 6

Pages: 913-918

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12I6/S20201110