The Effects of Cognitive Therapy on Changes in Symptoms of Hallucinations in Schizophrenic Patients

Authors

  • Jek Amidos Pardede1 , Erwin Silitonga1 , Gustavus Endowment H Laia1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i10.11153

Keywords:

hallucinations, schizophrenia, cognitive therapy, mental disorder

Abstract

Schizophrenia is a disease that affects various areas of individual function, including thinking, communicating,
accepting, interpreting reality, feeling, and showing emotions. Non-pharmacological therapy given to
overcome hallucinations of schizophrenic patients is cognitive therapy. The purpose of this study was to
determine the effect of cognitive therapy on changes in hallucinatory symptoms in schizophrenic patients
at Prof. Dr. M. Ildrem Mental Hospital in Medan. The design of this study is Quasi-Experimental One
Group Pre and Post-test design, The study population was all hallucinatory patients with a total of 286 and
a sample of 19 respondents. The sampling technique uses purposive sampling. Data collection tools using
a questionnaire that has been tested for validity. The statistical test used is the paired t test. The results of
this study obtained the value of p = 0,000 (p <0.05). In conclusion, there is a significant effect on changes in
hallucinatory symptoms in schizophrenic patients before and after cognitive therapy.

Author Biography

Jek Amidos Pardede1 , Erwin Silitonga1 , Gustavus Endowment H Laia1

1
Nursing Study Program, Sari Mutiara Indonesia University, Indonesia

Published

2020-10-08

How to Cite

Jek Amidos Pardede1 , Erwin Silitonga1 , Gustavus Endowment H Laia1. (2020). The Effects of Cognitive Therapy on Changes in Symptoms of Hallucinations in Schizophrenic Patients. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11(10), 256-262. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i10.11153