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Yuniarti, Lintang Diah. 2017. Effect of Progressive Muscle Relaxation To

Decrease The Level of Depression In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in
Rumkit Tk. II dr. Soepraoen Malang. Thesis. Nursing Department of
Medical Faculty of Brawijaya University. Preceptors : (1) Ns. Tina Handayani
Nasution S.Kep, M.Kep (2) Ns. Ika Setyo Rini S.Kep, M.Kep

Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are at high risk for experiencing
depression related to the therapies they must be endured. Progressive muscle
relaxation is one of non-pharmacological treatment for depression management.
The aim of this study was to explain the effect of progressive muscle relaxation
related to the level of depression for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This
study was used Quasi-experimental study design with pre-test and post-test. 22
respondents were the total sample for this study and consisting 11 control group
11 intervention group. Data was analyzed using Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test
for examining pre-test on control group and obtained for p value = 1,000
(p>0,05) then the intervention group obtained p value = 0,01 (p>0,05). Mann-
Whitney U Test was used for examining the post-test and obtained p=0,151
(p>0,05) for control group and p=0,365 (p>0,05) for intervention group. The
conclusion for this study: there is no different between control group and
intervention group.

Keywords: Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus,