The Role of Health Workers in Handling People with Mental Disorders (ODGJ) Physical Restraint

  • Indriany Maya Ariusta Post Graduate School of Public Health Science, University of Jember
  • Sri Hernawati Faculty of Dentistry, University of Jember
  • Isa Ma’rufi Postgraduate School of Public Health Science, University of Jember

Abstract

The problem of mental disorders in Indonesia is a significant health problem in this society because the disease of mental disorder in Indonesia is still quite high, based on the result of basic health research 2007 the prevalence of emotional mental disorder equal to 11,6% and varies between province and regency. The purpose of this study was to analyze the role of health workers covering preventive, promotive, education and evaluation in handling persons with mental disorders (ODGJ) physical restraint in Public Health Centers of Jember Regency. This type of research was a case study. Determination of informants using sampling technique purposive sampling. Number of informants were 9 people. The results of the research was that all informants have made promotive, preventive, education and evaluation efforts through counseling, screening, home visits and monitoring persons with ODGJ access in taking medication.

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Published
Feb 28, 2018
How to Cite
ARIUSTA, Indriany Maya; HERNAWATI, Sri; MA’RUFI, Isa. The Role of Health Workers in Handling People with Mental Disorders (ODGJ) Physical Restraint. Health Notions, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, p. 196-200, feb. 2018. ISSN 2580-4936. Available at: <http://heanoti.com/index.php/hn/article/view/hn20210>. Date accessed: 17 oct. 2018.
Section
Research Article