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UNDERGRADUATE OF NURSING STUDY PROGRAM

KARYA HUSADA HEALTH AND SCIENCE COLLEGE SEMARANG

Final Project, Sept 2014

WiwinWinarsih* Dwi Indah Iswanti** Arista Putri***

The Corelation between social support in Patients with Sroke Coping Strategy Dr.
Moewardi Surakarta Hospital

ABSTRACT
Stroke is a disease impaired of blood vessel in the brain suddenly. Stroke will be effect of
limitation in moving, communicating and thinking. Physical changes that occur in patients with
stroke will be increased of stress, tension, anxiety and frustration. The appropriate of coping
strategies is required to overcome. The coping strategies by stroke patients will be influenced by
social support. Social support can reduce the psychological tension and stabilize the emotions of
the people with stroke.
The purpose of this study are to know the correlation between social support with coping
strategies in patients with stroke, to determine the level of social support received by stroke
patients, and to find coping strategies that are often raised by people with stroke. Subjects used is
stroke patients, totaling 30 people. The sampling technique used is purposive non-random
sampling.
The analysis of the product moment shows the correlation of 0.563 with p = 0.000 (p =
0.01), its means there is a positive and significant correlation between social support with
coping strategies in patients with stroke. Effective contribution (SE) of social support for coping
strategies by 31.7%, so there is still has 68.3% another factor that affects the appearance of
coping strategies in patients with stroke.

Keywords

: Coping Strategies, Social Supports, Stroke Patients

References

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