The Effect of Emotional Focused Coping and Religiousness on Psychological Well-Being in Family Caregivers of People with Dementia

Raihan Febriama DE, Raras Sutatminingsih -, Rahma Fauziah -


Dementia is defined as a disorder that is usually experienced by elderly people. This disorder attacks brain function which causes a decrease in cognitive function that can affect a person's productivity. The changes experienced in people with dementia eventually lead to their activities and require the help of others or family as a companion. The stress felt by family caregivers can have an impact on the psychological well- being of family caregivers. Coping strategies are one of several factors that influence the psychological well-being of individuals. Religiosity is also an important factor that influences the condition of individual psychological well-being. The subjects of this study were family caregivers of people with dementia aged 20 years and over. The sampling technique used is snow ball sampling. With 100 research subjects. The research data collection used 3 scales, namely the Psychological Well- Being scale, the Emotional Focused Coping Scale and the Religiosity Scale. The results showed that there was a positive relationship between emotional focused coping and religiosity on psychological well-being in family caregivers of people with dementia, a significant value of .000 (p <.05), or the value of F count = 37.224 greater than F Table (3.090) with an effective contribution of 42.3%. From these results it can be concluded that Emotionally focused coping is more effective.

influences psychological well-being compared to religiosity. With an effective contribution of 30.7%



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